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A1.2 Appendix A: Git in Other Environments - Git in Visual Studio

Git in Visual Studio

Visual Studio has Git tooling built directly into the IDE, starting with Visual Studio 2019 version 16.8.

The tooling supports the following Git functionality:

  • Create or clone a repository.

  • Open and browse history of a repository.

  • Create and checkout branches and tags.

  • Stash, stage, and commit changes.

  • Fetch, pull, push, or sync commits.

  • Merge and rebase branches.

  • Resolve merge conflicts.

  • View diffs.

  • …​ and more!

Read the official documentation to learn more.