Introduction to the Next Generation of Source Control, Page 3
Task-based development, parallel development, and multiple release lines are great tools to help your team to be as productive as possible. Task-based development helps you logically separate and track assignments, enhancements, and bug fixes. Parallel development allows your team to work in tandem. Having multiple release lines can help you map application environments to application code.
It is clear that Synergy CM offers many features that are beyond anything that tool like CVS and PVCS can offer. But, on the other hand, Synergy CM is harder to learn—the learning curve is much higher than it is with tools like CVS.
About the Author
Aleksey Shevchenko has been working with object-oriented languages for eight years. For the past four years, he has served as a technical lead and a project manager. Aleksey has been implementing Enterprise IT solutions for Wall Street and the manufacturing and publishing industries.