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Deploy the GitKraken Git GUI with Azure DevOps

Join leading organizations using Azure DevOps with GitKraken

Streamline your workflow with Azure DevOps (formerly Visual Studio Team Services or VSTS) and the GitKraken Git GUI. These tips and resources will help you successfully deploy and scale Git across your organization.

More than 20,000 organizations rely on GitKraken

Implement the GitKraken Git GUI

If you’re able to access the Internet, the GitKraken Git GUI is free to download on Windows, Mac and Linux. To authenticate with private repos, upgrade to a paid GitKraken Git GUI plan. If you’re in a disconnected or firewalled environment, the GitKraken Git GUI can be self-hosted on your own servers or installed as a stand-alone client. Contact our Sales team to start a free trial.

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Why do teams use Azure DevOps and the GitKraken Git GUI?

Migrating to Git as your distributed version control system will improve the overall efficiency of your development teams, but initially, developers will face a steep learning curve. Failure to address this challenge often results in increased time to ship your code and decreased code stability. In this white paper, you’ll learn how to tackle this challenge head-on! We’ll share best practices for how tens-of-thousands of teams have successfully deployed Git, Azure DevOps and the GitKraken Git GUI across their organizations.

This white paper covers the following topics:

  • Benefits of Git
  • Migrating to Git from other source control methods
  • Challenges developers face adopting Git
  • Training and educational resources for learning Git
  • Best practices for large scale deployments of Git, Azure DevOps and the GitKraken Git GUI
  • How to deploy the GitKraken Git GUI with Azure DevOps to enhance your workflow
  • Maintaining security standards with Stand-Alone & Self-Hosted
  • Best practices for deploying Stand-Alone & Self-Hosted

How to use Azure DevOps with the GitKraken Git GUI

If your team is using Azure DevOps to host your repositories, the GitKraken Git GUI can help streamline your workflow and make working with Git much more intuitive! Distribute this tutorial video to your team, and you’ll have everyone up and running with Git, Azure DevOps and the GitKraken Git GUI in half an hour.

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This video covers the following topics; use the links to quickly jump ahead:

  • Set up Azure DevOps integration (0:33)
  • Setup SSH (2:32)
  • What is a remote repository (3:20)
  • Open repo and overview of the graph (5:08)
  • Clone a repo (6:08)
  • Make a change, stage, commit example (6:20)
  • Pulling a change from Azure DevOps remote (10:27)
  • Reset a branch to a commit (12:41)
  • Undo (13:05)
  • Discard a file or change (14:51)
  • Creating a feature branch and pull request example (15:27)
  • Adding a remote (20:42)

Implement the GitKraken Git GUI

If you’re able to access the Internet, the GitKraken Git GUI is free to download on Windows, Mac and Linux. To authenticate with private repos, upgrade to a paid GitKraken Git GUI plan. If you’re in a disconnected or firewalled environment, the GitKraken Git GUI can be self-hosted on your own servers or installed as a stand-alone client. Contact our Sales team to start a free trial.

Request Free Trial

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