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Whether you're running Subversion yourself on your local servers or taking advantage of one of ProjectLocker's hosted Subversion subscriptions, you'll still need a suitable Subversion client to run on your workstation.  Since ProjectLocker will work with virtually any Subversion client, we're tool-agnostic.  But, we realize it's probably helpful for both our new customers and veteran clients to see what's currently available.  Below, you'll find a list of some of the most popular open source Subversion clients on the web, arranged by supported operating systems.  This list is by no means comprehensive.  In fact, if you're using an SVN client that you love, and we haven't included it here, definitely let us know and we'll add it to the list. Cross Platform    (with either Subclipse or  Subversive) Qct Qsvn     Linux      NautilusSVN   Windows   SVNCOM     Mac OSS... (more)

ProjectLocker Announces Free Hosting

ProjectLocker (www.projectlocker.com), the Internet's leading provider of rapidly deployable advanced software quality tools, today announced the release of ProjectLocker Free, a new service level for its popular suite of software quality tools that it's now offering to the public at no charge to subscribers. As Runako Godfrey, CEO of ProjectLocker, states, “We feel that, especially in a business environment as challenging as today's, now is not the time for companies to sacrifice the quality of their software products. It's our hope that our new Free offering gives our clients ... (more)

Cloud IDE Roundup

The recent announcement of the open-sourcing of the Codebox IDE is a good excuse to take a break and examine some current cloud-based IDEs. If you’re new to the space, a cloud IDE lets developers code and manage their projects from a browser. This lets you keep all of your code in the cloud, and means you don’t need to have a powerful laptop to do real programming work. Using a cloud IDE lets you more easily share development environments with your team, which lets new team members become productive faster. Some cloud IDEs also allow you to connect to backend services for build/... (more)

Infographic: Choosing the Right Source Control

Adherents of what we call the Church of Git have put forth the simple-sounding notion that source control is a solved problem, and that Git is always the answer. Unfortunately, as with most tools, Git is not a fit for every project. We put together this infographic that will help you decide on the best source control for each of your projects. You may find that the best approach is to use different systems for different projects. That's okay! Your customers don't care which system you use, and you'll be able to ship faster by using the right tool for the job. ... (more)

iPhone Lovers: Spread the Word About ProjectLocker and Strike Mobile Gold

ProjectLocker Blog We knew there was room in the marketplace for a hosted tools vendor who treated small teams with just as much care and consideration as a big enterprise IT department. But we were all a bit taken aback by the tremendous response we've received for ProjectLocker Lite. For those of you asking to take part in an official ProjectLocker affiliate program, you may yet get your wish later this summer. In the meantime, we thought we'd try something simple to whet your appetites, so we're having a Referral Raffle. You can now get entries into our drawing for a brand new i... (more)