What is Gource?
It is an OpenGL-based 3D visualisation tool for source control repositories. The repository is displayed as a tree where the root of the repository is the centre, directories are branches and files are leaves. Contributors to the source code appear and disappear as they contribute to specific files and directories.
Gource is a tool in the Visual Version Control category of a tech stack.
Gource is an open source tool with 7.8K GitHub stars and 611 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Gource's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Gource?
Pros of Gource
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- Built-in log generation support for Git, Mercurial, Bazaar and SVN
- Parse logs produced by several third party tools for CVS repositories
- Display is rendered using OpenGL
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