Read Code from an SVN Repository

Visual Expert can connect to your ‘SVN’ source control, to fetch and analyze your code.

Just follow the steps below:

  1. Create a new project by opening the ‘Visual Expert Project Wizard’.

    Create a new project in Visual Expert

  2. While doing so, select ‘SVN’ as source code location.

    Select SVN for source code location

  3. Fill in the ‘SVN Server URL’ field.
    For ‘Authentication’, you can select either of the two approaches explained below:
    • SVN Authentication using Password: This requires to enter UserName and Password.
    • Windows Authentication: If you are using your Windows credentials to connect with the SVN, you can also use them to connect from Visual Expert.

    SVN Server URL Authentication

  4. Once you have entered your credentials, click the ‘Connect To SVN’ button. On successful connection, Team Projects will be loaded.

    Connect to SVN and load team projects

  5. Then, select your code within the SVN Server (Files or folders containing Oracle PL/SQL or SQL Server T-SQL code, PowerBuilder targets, etc.)

    Select code within SVN Server source control

  6. At the time of the code analysis, Visual Expert will automatically reconnect to the SVN server to retrieve and analyze your code. If you schedule your code analysis (highly recommended) - the entire process of refreshing your code analysis on a regular basis is entirely automated.


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