Version Control and Revision Control in DNN
Version control, also known as source control or revision control, is one of the most important parts of the website development process. This article will provide an overview of how version control works and why it matters for your project.
What is Version Control?
Version control allows every stakeholder in the website development process to identify and manage changes to the code. It can also sometimes apply to documents or computer programs. Each revision is assigned a code, a level (ie, “Revision 2”), a timestamp, and an association with the person who made the change. Revisions can always be viewed and compared, and you can roll back to a previous version if necessary. Revisions can even be merged in some instances.
Version Control and DotNetNuke Development
Developers maintain control over the source code and configuration files at every stage of the process, protecting the website from mistakes.
Version control is embedded in DotNetNuke websites. Developers maintain control over the source code and configuration files at every stage of the process, protecting the website from mistakes. Because it’s extremely common in the web development field for a website to be worked on simultaneously by a whole team of developers, version control is an essential way of keeping the code clean and organized. It’s also a major component of noticing and fixing bugs; usually, bugs only occur in certain versions, so developers can quickly identify them by running the versions in which they occur.
Version Control and Web Development at Clarity
If you choose to develop your website with Clarity, you’ll find yourself working with a team: the back-end developers, the front-end developers, the designers, and sometimes the SEO/marketing team. All of our team members are well versed in understanding one another’s changes via version control and communicating with each other when necessary. The end result – a beautiful, powerful website – is the product of a well-oiled machine, and you’ll be able to tell. Contact Clarity today if you’re interested in starting a web development project.
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