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 Version Control Works with Helix Core

Our Visual Studio plugin (P4VS) empowers teams to collaborate on files of all sizes and types.

Simplified Workflows in Visual Studio IDE

Helix Core’s flexible branch-and-merge strategy integrates with Visual Studio controlled lists. You can create, edit, and manage workspaces, branches, and merges without having to switch screens.

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.

Secure Visual Studio Plugin

Helix Authentication Service (HAS) enables you to integrate Helix Core plugins — like P4VS for Visual Studio source control — with your organization's Identity Provider (IdP). It currently supports the OpenID Connect and SAML 2.0 authentication protocols so you can be assured that your intellectual property is secure.

Get the Source Control Visual Studio Plugin

Download the latest version of P4VS –– the Visual Studio IDE for Helix Core.

Learn More

Check out our docs.

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