What Is Source Control in Visual Studio?

Source control in Visual Studio helps you develop and version easier. It organizes and tracks changes to code over time.

Helix Core + Visual Studio IDE

The Helix Plugin for Visual Studio (P4VS) integrates Helix Core  with Visual Studio IDE for seamless version control. It fits right into your development workflow. No switching between tools required. From within the Visual Studio interface, developers can login/logout, add, edit, revert, diff, and more.

Product Brief


How Visual Studio Source Control Works in Helix Core

The Helix Plugin for Visual Studio (P4VS) empowers teams to collaborate on files of all sizes and types.

Simplified Workflows

Helix Core’s flexible branch-and-merge strategy integrates with Visual Studio controlled lists. You can create, edit, and manage workspaces, branches, and merges directly from Visual Studio IDE.

Superior Code Management

Version your code directly from your Visual Studio environment with P4VS. Check Visual Studio files in and out, reconcile offline work, bring up diff views, and view file history with a single click.

Built-in Code Review

Capture all work in progress and assign to specific developers for review by integrating Helix Swarm. This code review tool is free with Helix Core. And launches right within the IDE to for seamless workflows.

Advanced File and Branch Visualization Tools

Quickly visualize propagated changes to your files, branches, and Streams with Helix Core’s visualization tools: Revision Graph, Stream Graph, and Time-Lapse View.

Keep Data Safe

Helix Core supports multi-factor authentication and Helix SAML for ironclad security. When you use P4VS for Visual Studio source control, you can rest assured that your intellectual property is secure.

Get the Source Control Visual Studio Plugin

Download the latest version of P4VS to get visual studio source control for Helix Core.

Learn More

Check out our docs.

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