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AccuBridge for Microsoft Visual Studio AccuBridge™ for Visual Studio® provides developers and release engineers with an out-of-the-box robust integration between AccuRev® software and industryleading Microsoft Visual Studio. . AccuBridge for Visual Studio 2005, which implements the SCC provider interfaces that are part of the Visual Studio 2005 Package Technology (VSPT), allows developers to access more AccuRev functionality directly within their familiar Visual Studio 2005 interface. This adds significantly improved usability and performance over the previous integration, which was based on the Microsoft Common Source Code Control Interface (MCSCCI). Combining Visual Studio with the power of AccuRev in a single integrated development environment increases the agility, reliability, and quality of your distributed, parallel and Agile software development process. The Power of AccuRev AccuRev’s software configuration management (SCM) solution is architected to solve the problems associated with today’s complex software development environments, while bridging the needs of both developers and managers to improve productivity with a lower total cost of ownership. The AccuRev interface, with integrated issue-based workflow, advanced visualization, process

Features • New support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 (as well as earlier versions) • Supports common AccuRev operations such as Keep, Promote, file move and rename operations – developers can “live in Visual Studio” and still derive all the benefits of AccuRev • Change Package integration between Microsoft Visual Studio and AccuRev SCM for full featured issue-based engineering management • Sophisticated support for AccuRev diff and merge functionalities • New history views: Browse and diff against active history; “Compare With” menu exposed for differencing between private workspace and history; populate workspace with selected version • Full access to AccuRev queries directly within Visual Studio • Visual aids (including icons and ToolTips) for quick information on SCM status of projects and files • Support for projects spanning multiple AccuRev workspaces • Background processing of AccuRev commands to improve performance

AccuRev integrates deeply into your Visual Studio environment. You can perform AccuRev queries, execute operations, and see ToolTips showing the AccuRev status of every file in your solution.

automation, and artifact traceability, improves collaboration, visibility and management of multiple releases developed in parallel for geographically distributed or outsourced teams to remain agile and competitive.

The AccuBridge Advantage • AccuBridge for Microsoft Visual Studio provides developers transparent access to the power of AccuRev without leaving the Visual Studio environment • Implement a best-of-breed Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solution by deploying AccuRev with Microsoft Visual Studio • AccuRev provides robust integration with the Visual Studio platform, with improved usability for developers and rich exposure of AccuRev functionality • Full integration between Visual Studio and AccuRev change packages enforces process and enables developers to interact with issue-based engineering workflow directly from Visual Studio, supporting a broad range of tightly‑integrated issue and defect tracking tools

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Integrate AccuRev and Visual Studio AccuBridge for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 focuses on developer usability and developer productivity within the Microsoft Visual Studio environment. The integration provides developers with a full palette of AccuRev functionality without having to leave the familiar Microsoft Visual Studio environment. Microsoft Visual Studio developers gain transparent, stable, and highly functional SCM capabilities with stream-based process automation, software asset reuse, and private workspaces. Together, AccuRev and Microsoft Visual Studio are ideal for complex, geographically distributed, parallel and Agile application development. Full integration between Microsoft Visual Studio and AccuRev change package functionality enables true issue-based engineering workflows. Developers benefit from the ability to manage an issue-based workflow in AccuRev, directly from the Microsoft Visual Studio client—utilizing any tool chosen from the large selection of issue and defect tracking solutions that can be integrated with AccuRev via AccuBridge. AccuBridge for Microsoft Visual Studio enhances everyday productivity with numerous usability features. All common AccuRev searches are available from Microsoft Visual Studio so that developers, release engineers, and managers can query the AccuRev server for the latest source code changes. Actionable views of your AccuRev history data are now fully integrated in the Microsoft Visual Studio environment, providing powerful access to the rich versioning functionality of AccuRev SCM. And AccuBridge for Microsoft Visual Studio now ships as a true Visual Studio plug-in, and supports the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 platforms as well as earlier versions.

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AccuRev forms the core of a true best-of-breed application lifecycle management (ALM) solution, with unique capabilities which enhance and extend complementary development tools. This provides maximum control by offering the flexibility to choose the best lifecycle tool for your unique requirements, versus being locked in to a tool offered by a single-vendor suite. The result is an ideal mix of productivity with traceability and auditing for distributed, parallel projects and Agile teams of all sizes.

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Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0+ Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Microsoft Visual Studio 2005


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AccuBridge enables an optimal Best-of-Breed ALM solution v4.6 ©2008. All Rights Reserved. AccuRev, AccuWork, AccuReplica, AccuBridge, StreamBrowser, and TimeSafe are all trademarks or registered trademarks of AccuRev Inc. All other marks are property of their respective owners.

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