Over the last decade, distributed version control systems, like Git, have gained popularity and are regarded as the most important development tools by developers. Although the learning curve can pose a challenge, developers told us that Git enhances their ability to work together and ship faster, suggesting that managers have a real incentive to help their teams over the initial hill imposed by the transition to Git.
With the full history of the repository stored on each developer’s machine, using Git makes commits, merges and other commands much faster, even enabling developers to work offline. Upgrading your source code management solution to a distributed version control system is the first step toward building a flexible working environment that can support modern development teams, but moving away from legacy systems and tools can be a daunting prospect.
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