How to Use Graphical User Interface (GUI) Tools


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Using graphical user interface (GUI) tools

Almost all Version Control systems have at least four different ways of accessing the repository. First, as we've already seen is the command line. Most Version Control systems also have Window tools or GUI tools to access the repository. Some Version Control systems also offer integration into your favorite Integrated Development Environment, or IDE, such as Eclipse or Visual Studio. And many third-party tools allow integration into the file browser built into your operating systems, such as the Mac Finder or the Windows Explorer, and this is sometimes called shell integration.

In this movie we'll look at the GUI tools, and in the next two movies we'll look at IDE integration and shell integration. Here we're going to look at five GUI tools available for the five Version Control products that we're going to be covering in subsequent chapters. There's not a GUI tool for Subversion for Windows, but there is a very nice GUI tool called Versions that's available on the Mac...

Using graphical user interface (GUI) tools
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Using graphical user interface (GUI) tools 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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