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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Assembla Free svn hosting: how to setup your project

Assembla offers FREE Trac and svn hosting for a long time, here is a quick way how to setup your project with tools provided by services:
  1. Login or create an account.
  2. Go to "Spaces" tab and click "Create a new space"
  3. Fill you space name and URL name for friendly url
  4. Check "Software developers" option.
  5. Optional: adjust security, wiki settings, appearance and invite new team members.
  6. Click next to create your space.
You have your trac and svn tools ready to use, on Trac tab of the new space you will find the information how to access new created tools: trac and svn.

If you have troubles with these steps, please take a look at this video.

Why Assembla is better:
  • You have no limit on team members like other service providers enforce.
  • You get 200Mb for free for your open source or private projects. 2Gb is just for 50$/month.
  • Students and open source projects can get more free space.
  • You have a lot of tools to play with: Scrum, Mephisto Blog, Staffing, Mercurial, Image Annotations, Chat. Take a look at features for more info.


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