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GitKraken vs PhpStorm: What are the differences?

GitKraken: Git GUI Client for Windows Mac and Linux built on Electron. The downright luxurious Git client for Windows, Mac and Linux. Cross-platform, 100% standalone, and free; PhpStorm: Professional IDE for PHP and Web Developers. PhpStorm is a PHP IDE which keeps up with latest PHP & web languages trends, integrates a variety of modern tools, and brings even more extensibility with support for major PHP frameworks.

GitKraken can be classified as a tool in the "Source Code Management Desktop Apps" category, while PhpStorm is grouped under "Integrated Development Environment".

"Dark theme" is the primary reason why developers consider GitKraken over the competitors, whereas "Best ide for php" was stated as the key factor in picking PhpStorm.

According to the StackShare community, PhpStorm has a broader approval, being mentioned in 647 company stacks & 503 developers stacks; compared to GitKraken, which is listed in 43 company stacks and 38 developer stacks.

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What is GitKraken?

The downright luxurious Git client for Windows, Mac and Linux. Cross-platform, 100% standalone, and free.

What is PhpStorm?

PhpStorm is a PHP IDE which keeps up with latest PHP & web languages trends, integrates a variety of modern tools, and brings even more extensibility with support for major PHP frameworks.
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What are some alternatives to GitKraken and PhpStorm?
SourceTree
Use the full capability of Git and Mercurial in the SourceTree desktop app. Manage all your repositories, hosted or local, through SourceTree's simple interface.
Tower
Use all of Git's powerful feature set - in a GUI that makes you more productive.
GitKraken Glo
A more productive way for developers to track tasks and issues from inside GitKraken, VS Code, Atom or a browser! Glo Boards sync in real-time with GitHub Issues, support markdown and offer lots of time-saving features for devs.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Fork
Manage your repositories without leaving the application. Organize the repositores into categories. Fork's Diff Viewer provides a clear view to spot the changes in your source code quickly.
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Decisions about GitKraken and PhpStorm
Sublime Merge
Sublime Merge
SourceTree
SourceTree
GitKraken
GitKraken
#Glo

GitKraken is the best git client so far. The user interface is very friendly. Everything is easy to do with this tool. A branch tree vizualization is very clear. I've tried SourceTree and I got lost in such many panels. Also performance of SourceTree is not as goot as GitKraken. I like Sublime Merge but it doesn't have so many features as the other tools. I've choosen GitKraken and as bonus I got GitKraken Glo that is the next perfect tool.

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Cees Timmerman
Cees Timmerman
Software Engineer · | 6 upvotes · 15K views
Windows
Windows
SourceTree
SourceTree
GitKraken
GitKraken
Tower
Tower

Tower appears to be between GitKraken and SourceTree in detail, but gave two scary error dialogs when attempting to merge resulted in a conflict. Doing the same in SourceTree just worked and showed the conflict in its handy file view that's always visible (unlike Tower's mere "Merge branch 'X' into develop" message when the commit is selected).

Both GitKraken and Tower lack the commit hash in their history overview, requiring one to select a commit to see it.

GitKraken appears to be the only Windows 10 Git GUI suitable for night shifts, but like Tower is only free for 30 days, unlike SourceTree.

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Johnny Bell
Johnny Bell
Senior Software Engineer at StackShare · | 10 upvotes · 14.3K views
atStackShareStackShare
RubyMine
RubyMine
Ruby
Ruby
Prettier
Prettier
WebStorm
WebStorm
PhpStorm
PhpStorm
Visual Studio Code
Visual Studio Code
#Help

When I switched to Visual Studio Code 12 months ago from PhpStorm I was in love, it was great. However after using VS Code for a year, I see myself switching back and forth between WebStorm and VS Code. The VS Code plugins are great however I notice Prettier, auto importing of components and linking to the definitions often break, and I have to restart VS Code multiple times a week and sometimes a day.

We use Ruby here so I do like that Visual Studio Code highlights that for me out of the box, with WebStorm I'd need to probably also install RubyMine and have 2 IDE's going at the same time.

Should I stick with Visual Studio Code, or switch to something else? #help

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Reviews of GitKraken and PhpStorm
Avatar of texeltexel2009
Full Stack Developer at Webbingapps
Review ofPhpStormPhpStorm

There are many PHP IDE's currently available but PhpStorm just beats them all! It's availanle for every OS. Fast, Feature-rich, Customizable, etc etc etc. It just has it all! Highly recommended for any Web Apps Developer who takes his job seriously. This is the main tool that you don't want to miss.

Avatar of CTimmerman
Software Engineer
Review ofGitKrakenGitKraken

I prefer to see the selected commit in the graph while inspecting a diff of a changed file in said commit. SourceTree and sometimes Tower do that.

How developers use GitKraken and PhpStorm
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Noel Santiago uses GitKrakenGitKraken

Para Manejar los proyectos de otras empresas y controlar las versiones de las aplicaciones en producción en personas que no tienen conocimiento de los comandos git.

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Markus Gebka uses GitKrakenGitKraken

I use it to manage my Repos for private projects. I love the clear UI and for me it is way easier to manage than in the shell.

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Rocky Gray uses PhpStormPhpStorm

Writing software, navigating code bases, and refactoring code. Intellisense and click through are heavily used features here.

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BrightMachine uses PhpStormPhpStorm

The best PHP editor available. We really don't know how we managed to do anything before using this fantastic tool.

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Undisclosed, Do Not Contact or Spam Please uses PhpStormPhpStorm

The best PHP editor. Also is a great MySQL/SQLite datasource browser, text editor, and I think it makes coffee too.

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Adrian Harabulă uses GitKrakenGitKraken

very good user interface; access to relevant information is clicks away, 1 year free license for students

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Christian Bryant uses PhpStormPhpStorm

Mailer, forms; anything that I feel PHP can still provide advantages simply AngularJS/MEAN stack

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Andrew Gatenby uses PhpStormPhpStorm

It's really the only PHP IDE to bother with in our experience.

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EXIDD uses GitKrakenGitKraken

코드 형상관리 툴은 GitKraken을 이용합니다.

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