What is a Version ?
- A version is a collection of software configuration items.
- Each software version is different from previous one in some aspects.
For example:WhatsApp Messenger Version 2.17.79
What is Version Control ?
- It is a method keeping a record of changes.
- It is a method for centrally storing files.
- It is record of who did, when did, and what did.
- It is the capturing of coding changes when made in software.
What is Version Control software ?
A version control software is a set of programs that manages changes to the computer files, such as documents, images and source code.
For example :
1) Rational Clear Case2) Microsoft Visual Sourcesafe
Version Control software is also known as :
- Revision control software
- Version management software
- Source control software
- Configuration management software