Examining shell integration


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Examining shell integration

We've looked at command line interfaces for Version Control, GUI interfaces for Version Control, IDE integration for Version Control, and finally the last way you can access Version Control is through a process called shell integration. This means that instead of just looking at the project file inside your IDE, you can actually look at the file in directory tree inside the Windows Explorer or the Macintosh Finder, or their equivalent on Linux, and actually look at the files in your working set where they live and interact with Version Control there. That allows you to add files, check files in, check files out, revert, all from right inside whatever the shell is that you're currently using.

It can show you which files are up to date, which files are checked out, which files have pending changes, sometimes even which files have conflicts. The way they do this is by providing context menus so that you go to a file or a directory and right-click, and you'll see a series of context menus ...

Examining shell integration
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Examining shell integration provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Michael Lehman as part of the Fundamentals of Software Version Control

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