|When you build a WebApp, change happens. And because it happens, you need to control it effectively. Software configuration management (SCM) is a software engineering activity that is also applicable to Web engineering. Content management help control change, but it also provides important support for managing complex content. Both topics are addressed on this page.|
|The following topic categories are presented:
Contains the most comprehensive listing of SCM resources on the net, including links to the CM yellow pages. Highly recommended.
Presents an array of hundreds of CM resources including articles, books, journals and newsletters, vendors, tools, and standards. Recommended.
A collection of SCM resources.
A small collection of SCM resources.
A excellent compendium of resources including hundreds to links to CM Resources, CM Projects, Groups, and Conferences, CM Guides and Tutorials, CM Research Papers and Experience Reports, Commercial CM Vendors, Free CM Tools, Free Tracking Tools. Recommended.
Pointers to SEI publications on SCM and a few outside resources.
A reasonably detailed description of the change control process.
Guidelines for implementation.
A model template with explanation and examples.
"An excellent resource for pointers to work on WWW versioning and configuration management, as well as hypertext versioning."
"How version control can make your life safer and more productive."
Indepth discussion of CVS version control for Web applications. Recommended.
An excerpt from Building the Business to Business Web by Deborah Bayles.
An article that define tools characteristics and discusses representative tools.
Pointers to a number of articles on SCM.
A collection of 13 downloadable SCM papers.
An indepth introduction to the subject.
Contains 480+ print references.
An extensive hotlist for content management. Recommended.
An e-zine dedicated to the subject.
An indepth introduction to content management.
A quick look that introduces basic concepts and terminology.
A quick look that introduces basic concepts and technology.
helps you to determine whether or not you need a content management system.
An indepth article with much useful information. Recommended.
A collection of articles that address content management for the enterprise.
Brief article concludes that they are "immature."
Extensive listings of free and commercial SCM tools. Also other SCM resources. Recommended.
Sources that contain information on the evaluation of CM tools.
Describes research on a tool for new age generation of software engineering work products (SCIís). To quote from the site: Media Doc takes the place of conventional static documentation, by providing engineers with the information that they need in a form that is easy to understand. With Media Doc, even engineers that are new to a project can quickly find useful answers to their questions, speeding their evolution into project experts.
Lyon (Practical CM, Raven Publishing, 2003) has written a comprehensive guide for CM professional that includes pragmatic guidelines for implementing every aspect of a configuration management system (updated yearly). Hass (Configuration Management: Principles and Practice, Addison-Wesley, 2002) and Leon (A Guide to Software Configuration Management, Artech House, 2000) provides a useful survey of the subject. White and Clemm (Software Configuration Management Strategies and Rational ClearCase, Addison-Wesley, 2000)) presented SCM within the context of one of the more popular SCM tools.