Visual Studio Tools for Git Announced
In case you missed it, we announced the release of Visual Studio Tools for Git today at the ALM Summit. You can find the new extension here:
Below are some details verbatim from the extension site:
The Visual Studio Tools for Git is an extension for Team Explorer that provides source control integration for Git. This extension enables integration with any local Git repository, and it provides tools to work with third party hosted Git repositories. The extension also enables the use of Team Foundation Service hosted Git projects.
Integration with Projects and Solutions
Integrates with Visual Studio projects to automatically track changes to your active solution. Shows file status in Solution Explorer, and uses context menus to issue source control commands like Commit, Compare, and Undo.
Team Explorer Integration
View local Git repos as well as those hosted by Team Foundation Service and other Git hosters via the Connect page.
Track local changes and commit them using the Changes page.
Manage incoming and outgoing commits with fetch, pull, and push operations on the Commits page.
Create, merge, and publish branches on the Branches page.
- Compare files using the integrated diff tool
- Resolve merge conflicts using the integrated 3-way merge tool
- View file and branch history (log)
- View details for commits