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02 Version Control

Version control, also known as revision control and source control, is the management of changes to information. A version control system keeps track of software versions throughout development. A distributed version control system allows many developers to work on a given project without requiring that they maintain a connection to a common network.


We use Git for distributed LabVIEW code version control. Our code repositories are managed externally on a GitLab server and internally on a Git server.

In order to be able to work on our LabVIEW code, you need to follow the steps described in the setup section of our Git knowledge base:

SCC Best Practices

You can find more information on how to work with(in) Source Code Control in our Best Practices section:

Version Numbering

Please read Version Numbers for more information on our version number formats and policy.

processes/version-control.txt · Last modified: 2020/03/25 08:29 by manuel.sebald