Trac for Users — A 1 day course

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This course aims to take users with knowledge of how to use Subversion, but with little or no knowledge of the Wiki, bug tracking and issue tracking capabilities of Trac, or of the use of Trac together with through to being competent Trac users able to create and manage bug and issue tracking, as well as co-ordination of bug and issue tracking with the Subversion version control system from the Tortoise GUI under Microsoft Windows.

The purpose of this course is to explain the concepts underlying Trac and its various uses in connection with issue and bug tracking and co-ordinating project activities:


After completing this course, delegates will gain:


The structure, philosophy and capabilities of Trac




Trac Version Control Subsystem

Trac Ticket Subsystem

Putting it all together

Suitable For

Programmers working on projects where the version control system is SVN and the bug and issue tracking system is Trac

Web content developers needing to know how to use Trac both in a version control context and in a more general issue tracking context

Document authors needing to co-ordinate their work activities and to access Subversion repositories from within the Trac environment

System administrators needing to understand Trac and how it co-ordinates with SVN

Teams of application developers and programmers who need to work co-operatively on projects


The course assumes a basic familiarity with computers and the use of computer tools, both via a Gaphical User Interface and (optional) via a command line interface as well as a basic working knowledge of Subversion use. Attendees are expected to be able to: