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Software Developer at a marketing services firm with 11-50 employees
Mar 29 2017

What is most valuable?

* Version control * Central repository for all project sources * Smooth and easy integration with Visual Studio and multi-developer supporting/tracking features * Provides… more »

How has it helped my organization?

Visual SourceSafe 2005 allows for more than one developer to check-out the same source code file and contribute to it. This is just like with Git and with other… more »

What needs improvement?

We migrated most of the projects to Team Foundation Server (TFS). Visual SourceSafe could borrow some new features from TFS such as: * Improved protection of source code… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I have no information on pricing or licensing now.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We previously used Team Foundation Server (TFS).

What other advice do I have?

They should switch to Git or TFS which offer more up-to-date features.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We were using Microsoft products and technologies. It only made sense to continue with the same Microsoft ecosystem.

What is Visual SourceSafe?

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, a file-level version control system that delivers restore point and team coordination capabilities.
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