SourceTree vs Visual Studio Code: What are the differences?
What is SourceTree? A free Git GUI client for Windows and macOS. 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.
What is Visual Studio Code? Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft. Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
SourceTree and Visual Studio Code are primarily classified as "Source Code Management Desktop Apps" and "Text Editor" tools respectively.
"Visual history and branch view", "Beautiful UI" and "Easy repository browsing" are the key factors why developers consider SourceTree; whereas "Powerful multilanguage IDE", "Fast" and "Front-end develop out of the box" are the primary reasons why Visual Studio Code is favored.
Visual Studio Code is an open source tool with 78.4K GitHub stars and 10.9K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Visual Studio Code's open source repository on GitHub.
PedidosYa, Yahoo!, and triGo GmbH are some of the popular companies that use Visual Studio Code, whereas SourceTree is used by Zillow, PedidosYa, and Coderus. Visual Studio Code has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1104 company stacks & 2298 developers stacks; compared to SourceTree, which is listed in 615 company stacks and 400 developer stacks.