Fast, scalable, distributed revision control system

What is Git?

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.

Git is a tool in the Version Control System category of a tech stack.

Git is an open source tool with 27.5K Github Stars and 15.8K Github Forks. Here’s a link to Git's open source repository on Github

Who Uses Git?

3826 companies use Git including Netflix, reddit, and Lyft.

Git integrates with

Gitential, Sublime Merge, Autogit, GitKraken, and Haiku are some of the popular tools that integrate with Git. Here's a list of all 73 tools that integrate with Git.

Why people like Git

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Git.



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Here are some stack decisions and reviews by companies and developers who chose Git in their tech stack.

Git's alternatives

  • Perforce - Self-hosted Version Control Software
  • Bitbucket - One place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private repositories.
  • C - One of the most widely used programming languages of all time
  • SVN (Subversion) - Enterprise-class centralized version control for the masses
  • Mercurial - A distributed version control system

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