Plastic SCM vs. Perforce

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What is Plastic SCM?

Plastic SCM is a distributed version control designed for big projects. It excels on branching and merging, graphical user interfaces, and can also deal with large files and even file-locking (great for game devs). It includes "semantic" features like refactor detection to ease diffing complex refactors.

What is Perforce?

Visibility, access control, workflow and code management for Git environments. Flexibility of collaborating on the same codebase and code reviews using any combination of Perforce and Git workflows and tools without compromise.

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What are some alternatives to Plastic SCM and Perforce?

  • Git - Fast, scalable, distributed revision control system
  • SVN (Subversion) - Enterprise-class centralized version control for the masses
  • Mercurial - A distributed version control system
  • Git Reflow - Reflow automatically creates pull requests, ensures the code review is approved, and squash merges finished branches to master

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