What is Perforce?
Visibility, access control, workflow and code management for Git environments. Flexibility of collaborating on the same codebase and code reviews using any combination of Perforce and Git workflows and tools without compromise.
Perforce is a tool in the Code Collaboration & Version Control category of a tech stack.
Who uses Perforce?
7 companies reportedly use Perforce in their tech stacks, including Game, TEC, and Scientific Learning.
56 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Perforce.
Git, Zulip, Sourcegraph, Upsource, and Fisheye are some of the popular tools that integrate with Perforce. Here's a list of all 13 tools that integrate with Perforce.
Pros of Perforce
Great for Enterprise level use
- Version Control
- Application Lifecycle Management
- Static Code Analysis for C, C++, C#, and Java
- Codeless Selenium Test Automation
- Open Source Support
- Enterprise PHP Development
Perforce Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Perforce?
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Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
Subversion exists to be universally recognized and adopted as an open-source, centralized version control system characterized by its reliability as a safe haven for valuable data; the simplicity of its model and usage; and its ability to support the needs of a wide variety of users and projects, from individuals to large-scale enterprise operations.
Mercurial is dedicated to speed and efficiency with a sane user interface. It is written in Python. Mercurial's implementation and data structures are designed to be fast. You can generate diffs between revisions, or jump back in time within seconds.
Bitbucket gives teams one place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private Git repositories. Teams choose Bitbucket because it has a superior Jira integration, built-in CI/CD, & is free for up to 5 users.