Stephen Weinrich | November 18, 2016
I’ve been a .NET developer since it was first released by Microsoft in 2002. From the days of Visual SourceSafe and then TFS (Team Foundation Server), source control has been pretty painful. Since the introduction of integrated Git support into the Visual Studio IDE, I've heard .NET developers complain about having to adopt a new source control tool. While Git may be new to the .NET community, it’s been around for over a decade. It’s also the preferred distributed source control choice for the open source community, which Microsoft is now a part of.
In this two-part series, we’ll explore using both the Visual Studio IDE and the GitBash Console.
Assuming you have Visual Studio 2013 or newer, go ahead and install GitBash for Windows—and let’s get started!