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Source

A full featured git client and code editor for iPhone and iPad. Source combines a powerful code editor with syntax highlighting for over 100 languages with a git client so you can commit, pull, push, branch, and more, with specific integrations for GitHub, Bitbucket and Gitlab. It also includes a built in coding keyboard inspired by Swift Playgrounds with common programming characters that can be used across iOS as a 3rd party keyboard. […]

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Danger

A tool that runs during your CI process and gives teams the chance to automate common code review chores. Danger can help lint your tasks in daily code review by leaving messages in your pull requests based on rules that you create with the Ruby. As rules are adhered to, the message is amended to reflect the current state of the code review. It runs a Dangerfile that you set up per-project with a collection of project specific rules. Danger currently supports Circle, Travis, Jenkins, Buildkite, Semaphore, TeamCity, Xcode Bots, Drone, and Surf and can easily be integrated with fastlane. […]

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Git Sketch Plugin

A Git client generating pretty diffs built right into Sketch. Git Sketch Plugin lets you follow a typical Git flow – after working normally on your designs, you can create a branch, commit the changes, push your changes to a remote and create a pull request to merge into master, all from a convenient menu right in Sketch. The plugin creates PNGs of each artboard in your Sketch file so you can easily view visual pretty diffs in your Git client of choice or GitHub, as you make changes. […]

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Branches

An iOS app for managing issues for your GitHub, GitLab or Bitbucket projects on iPhone and iPad. Branches offers a convenient way for you to navigate open or closed issues, create your own issue list filters, see all commits on all branches and view detailed pull requests including comments, commits and file diffs for free. You can also upgrade the app with in app purchase to unlock creating and editing issues and comments, assigning issues to collaborators, closing and reopening issues and more. […]

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GitKraken

A new cross-platform Git client built on Electron, meaning it runs natively on Mac, Windows, and Linux. GitKraken is 100% standalone, so once it’s installed, it will work directly with your repositories with no dependencies. You don√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢t even need to have Git installed on your system. It has full integration with GitHub and Bitbucket allowing you to search for and interact with all your public and private repos, and it supports the Git Flow methodology, allowing you to initialise a workflow per repository and get to work on Feature, Release, and Hotfix branches. GitKraken has just entered public beta and is free to download. […]

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Trident

A GitLab and GitHub client for iPhone. Trident makes it easy to keep track of all your repos by letting you browse project files and folders with full syntax highlighting from any branch or commit. You can easily create, edit, comment and close or reopen issues, and organise your issues with labels or track progress with milestones. It also overs loads of extra features specifically for GitLab, including notifications and merge requests, but more features for GitHub are in development. […]

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GitLab Control

An iOS app for managing your GitLab projects on iPhone or iPad. GitLab Control gives you full access to your GitLab projects with the built in code viewer and search tools. You can fully navigate your code tree, issues, milestones and code snippets or search for any filenames, IDs or labels. You can also capture, organise and prioritise your team√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s issues, and stay up-to-date using activity streams displaying commits, issues, and more across all repositories. […]

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Git Extras

A collection of really useful additional utilities for git. Git Extras currently includes over 40 extra commands that add missing functionality and speed up using git. The list is long and constantly growing but some of my favourites include: ‘git summary’ that outputs a repo summary including age, file count, commit count and authors listed by contributions; ‘git fork’ that forks a repo on GitHub, clones the repo into the current directory and adds the original repo as a remote so can track upstream changes; and ‘git changelog’ for automatically generating a changelog from tags and commits. […]

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GitHub Cheat Sheet

A huge collection of useful hidden and not so hidden features of Git and GitHub. The GitHub Cheat Sheet was inspired by Zach Holman’s Git and GitHub Secrets talk at Aloha Ruby Conference 2012 and his More Git and GitHub Secrets talk at WDCNZ 2013, and has go on to become an essential list of Git related tips. It covers everything including hidden URL parameters, Gists, keyboard shortcuts, markdown formatting and loads more. They are also accepting pull requests if you have any other tips that have been missed. […]

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First Aid Git

A searchable collection of the most frequently asked Git questions. First Aid Git lists all the topics for you to browse or search by keyword. Answers for the questions were collected from the authors personal experience, Stack Overflow, and the official Git documentation, but the site and list of answers is also open source so you can suggest your own on GitHub but submitting a pull request. First Aid Git is a handy alternative to digging through Stack Overflow or the Git documentation. […]

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