Tortoise SVNMany Assembla users like to use a desktop client with SVN to make it easy to check files in and out of Subversion. There are many SVN clients available. The most popular tool in our user population is Tortoise SVN. It is a very simple tool that adds options for working with Subversion to your folder menu options. Tortoise SVN is mostly used by developers, but because it is very simple it can also be used by other members of your team, like graphic designers, marketing professionals, and business analysts.
You can download Tortoise SVN here:
IM ClientsThe most commonly used outside communication tool in the Assembla community is Skype.
- Download Skype here. Basic accounts are free.
RSS Feed ReaderIf you are new to RSS feeds, we recommend starting with FeedBurner, a free feed reader. You can download it here. Many of our users prefer RSS feeds because:
- Feed readers organize alerts by workspace
- Assembla customizes the feed generated so that you can watch the activities of specific team members
- Viewing events via RSS instead of email notification can reduce inbox clutter