Re-2: [Newbies] Monticello -- where is it?
frank.urbach at schmees.com
Wed Sep 13 08:51:06 UTC 2006
Thanks für your attachement. I'm a german and for me it's very usefull :-). Can you
send the english version to the list? I think you have it.
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [Newbies] Monticello -- where is it? (12-Sep-2006 19:08)
From: peppermint-patty <peppermint-p at web.de>
To: frank.urbach at schmees.com
> last year I was tutoring a university course starting with Squeak. There
> the students had to use Monticello and subversion too. I collected a few
> links and wrote some Tutorials by myself:
> Here they are:
> And my Tutorial is attached (right now I have no place to put it, sorry,
> but the file is not that large), but it is in written in german
> language. I don't now whether it is usefull for you or anybody except
> germans ;)
> best regards,
> Ron Teitelbaum schrieb:
> > Hello Aleksej,
> > I think it is a very good question. I would encourage all newbies to start
> > with Monticello and learn about how to organize their work before starting
> > of to change the world.
> > There are a few things to understand about Monticello first. The most
> > important thing about Monticello is that it is a code version manager. It'
> > s
> > job is to store versions, retrieve the latest version, find conflicts (when
> > two programmers change the same source), and to show history and code
> > branches. What it does not do is organize your code, solve conflicts
> > (thought it does provide tools for you to do it), save your code for you
> > (don't laugh ENVY does!), or replace proper workflow.
> > There are different types of repositories. For this discussion let's just
> > talk about package-cache and http. Package-cache is created for you and is
> > updated when you load new packages, (like from squeakmap), or automatically
> > when you save Monticello packages. It is file based and you can find it in
> > your squeak directory on your computer. Http repositories are like
> > www.squeaksource.com . It is a shared area where you can define projects,
> > store your code, share it with others if you want and post to squeakmap.
> > How-to!
> > On the world menu select open.. > Monticello browser. This opens up the
> > Monticello browser. What you will see is packages that are already added
> > to
> > your browser. There are many packages added by default. For each package
> > on the left you will see repositories on the right. Packages can be in
> > multiple repositories. If you think of code branches this makes sense.
> > To add a package from an Http repository you should unclick the package on
> > the left, then press the +Repository button. Now select the Http type
> > repository. This brings up a string that looks like this:
> > MCHttpRepository
> > location: 'http://foo.com/bar'
> > user: 'squeak'
> > password: 'squeak'
> > you should replace the foo.com/bar with the repository you are interested
> > in. For example
> > MCHttpRepository
> > location: 'http://www.squeaksource.com/Cryptography'
> > user: ''
> > password: ''
> > if you have a user name and password on squeaksource then you can add them
> > to the string.
> > After accepting your new repository definition you can hit the open button.
> > This will show you packages that live inside the repository. In the
> > repository browser you will see packages on the left and version on the
> > right. You can select one of the package versions and browse it, or view a
> > history, or see changes, or load it, and other things too but that's a good
> > starting point.
> > When you are make a change to a package, back on the regular Monticello
> > browser you will see an asterisk (*) before the package name. If you want
> > to update the repository with your new version, you need to save it.
> > Select
> > the package and the repository you want to save too and press save. You
> > should always type in some notes as to what change you made then accept it.
> > There is more, like working in a clean image, upgrading images, using
> > Monticello configurations, running your own squeaksource image, version
> > numbering, or how to handle conflicts. There is good documentation about
> > these things available on-line but we could talk about those if anyone is
> > interested.
> > Hope that helps,
> > Happy coding
> > Ron Teitelbaum
> > President / Principal Software Engineer
> > US Medical Record Specialists
> > Ron at USMedRec.com
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: beginners-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org [mailto:beginners-
> >> bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf Of Aleksej
> >> Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 12:08 PM
> >> To: beginners-request at lists.squeakfoundation.org
> >> Subject: [Newbies] Monticello -- where is it?
> >> Hello
> >> May be a silly question.
> >> The are about hundred classes in "Monticello-xxx" categories. But how
> >> to use it? What is "Monticello browser" and how to run it?
> >> Good luck.
> >> Aleksej
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