Visual Studio users are used to see files' source control status right inside the solution explorer, whether it is SourceSafe, Team Foundation Server, Subversion or even Mercurial. This plug-in integrates Git with Visual Studio.
- Display file status in solution explorer
- Enable/disable plug-in through visual studio's source control plug-in selection
- No source code control information stored in solution or project file
- Initialize new git repository and generate .gitignore
- Compare file with last commit
- Undo file changes (restore file from last commit)
- Launch Git Bash
- Launch Git Extensions
- Launch TortoiseGit (commit)
- Options pageLaunch Git Extensions.
How to use
- Install Git for Windows, or Git Extensions, or TortoiseGit
- Run Visual Studio.
- Go to Tools | Extension Manager, search online gallary for Git Source Control Provider and install.
- Go to Tools | Options.
- Select Source Control in the tree view
- Select Git Source Control Provider from the drop down list, and click OK.
- Open your solution controlled by Git to see the files' status.
- Right click within solution explorer and select "Git" to use git releated fuctions.