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Git vs SVN comparison


Overall SVN easier to get into and is more accessible due to the
excellent app called TortoiseSVN (TSVN).
It is a GUI tool that allows you easy execution of all important
standard workflow commands via good explorer integration.

Git has a not yet such excellent tools.
However TortoiseGit (TGit) is in heavy and rapid development.
Git GUI, part of the standard windows git package, and especially
the all-in-one package gitExtensions

Pros of git

Cons of git

Recomended videos

  • Distributed Version Control with Git 50 minutes screencast. Explains VBS in general, pros of distributed ones and
  • Git Overview Demo 30 minutes screencast. Quite nice video explaining in detail and easy to understand how to do the basic operations on command line. Great way to get into the basic workflow and possibilities of VCS. Also show git GUI briefly.
  • "": 6 minute screencast. Explain basic workflow of git GUI and shows how to stage and commit single line(s).
    This allows small, atomic commits easily! No longer worry about changing several aspects at the same time.
    You can sort the commits later on smoothly with this.
  • GitExtension videos tutorials:

Pros of SVN

Cons of SVN

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