Abstract vs Gource: What are the differences?
Developers describe Abstract as "A platform for modern design teams to work together". Abstract builds upon and extends the stable technology of Git to host and manage your work. On the other hand, Gource is detailed as "A software version control visualization tool". 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.
Abstract and Gource belong to "Visual Version Control" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Abstract are:
- version control
On the other hand, Gource provides the following key features:
- 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