Git for Visual Studio

Resources

Software

Git for Windows

A port of the Git command-line interface as well as a simple GUI and optional Windows Explorer integration.

Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2013 and 2015 provide built-in support for Git repositories in text editors, Solution Explorer and Team Explorer.

Git Kraken

An intuitive, fast and beautiful cross-platform Git client.

GitHub Desktop

The GitHub for Windows client provides management functionality for repositories hosted in GitHub and GitHub Enterprise.

SourceTree

A powerful, simple and free Git and Mercurial desktop client for Mac and Windows.

Posh Git

A PowerShell module that provides helpful Git integration like interactive prompts, tab completion and SSH assistance.

Books

Pro Git, 2nd Edition

Effective and well-implemented version control is a necessity for successful web projects, whether large or small. With this book you’ll learn how to master the world of distributed version workflow, use the distributed features of Git to the full, and extend Git to meet your every need.

Git for Teams

You can do more with Git than just build software. This practical guide delivers a unique people-first approach to version control that also explains how using Git as a focal point can help your team work better together.

Documentation

Git User Manual

An introduction to the Git version control system for people with a background with Unix command-line tools.

Git Reference Manual

The official reference manual for the Git command-line interface, providing details on each option to each Git command.

Git Flow

A simple and effective branching strategy that effectively manages feature branches and how changes flow into release branches.

News

Radio TFS

The podcast about Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, including the Git functionality in VS and TFS.

Git Rev News

News and updates about the low-level Git command.