about Ryan Irelan

A Senior Developer for Happy Cog, Ryan Irelan builds and extends content management systems for both small and large websites. He has created software to power product marketing websites and digital book publishing and to enable social networking. Ryan is also a noted expert on the ExpressionEngine content management system, having authored a wildly popular set of training videos for ExpressionEngine developers.

Also involved in the technology publishing field, Ryan co-authored The Business Podcasting Book (2007, Focal Press), is the Production Director of A List Apart Magazine, and is currently writing a book on developing websites with ExpressionEngine.

Online: ryanirelan.com | twitter | flickr

3:00 p.m. — Incorporating Subversion into Your Workflow
Let's face it. Zipping up folders and dating them isn't a good way to archive or manage important project files. There's a better way.

Based on his experience building the technology infrastructure of Happy Cog West and introducing SVN to a small team of designers and developers, Ryan will show you how SVN version control can help you improve your project workflow, protect vital project files and assist in occasional collaboration with other designers or developers.

In this session you will learn the basics behind Subversion, how to get started using it, SVN hosting and the best tools to use to manage your repository. You will leave will the information and basic concepts you need to get started building a more reliable and productive project workflow with Subversion.

Schedule subject to change.