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Visualizing Git

Git is a powerful distributed revision control system, which has gained significant adoption among the developer community, especially in open-source projects. The Git documentation is well maintained and provides detailed information on all the options provided, but for individuals new to Git and revision control in general, the learning curve can still be a bit steep.

One key aspect to becoming proficient with Git is understanding how commits, branching, and all the available commands affect the underlying revision history graph. And since working with Git is usually done via command-line, in an IDE or third-party tool, visualizing these changes is usually left to the mind (or imagination) of the user.

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