Git is a Distributed Revision Control System and SVN (Apache Subversion) is a Centralized Revision Control System. The usage of Git has increased making distributed version control systems popular. According to few reports in the past, Git has outshined SVN as a Version Control System (VCS).
When looking at the differences between Git and SVN we can see Git has pros than SVN. But Git has few cons too. Learning Git is not easy initially compared to SVN. Another thing is if the Developer on a particular project has worked with centralized VCS, they might have to notice some slowdowns. Few GUI applications will make Developer’s life easier and, they also offer command line interface if in case extra advanced commands are required.
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