Convergence vs Visual Studio Live Share

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Visual Studio Live Share vs Convergence: What are the differences?

Visual Studio Live Share: Real-time collaborative development. When you start a live share session in Visual Studio 2017 or Visual Studio Code, your teammates get instant and secure access to your code in their own tool – no need to clone, copy, or configure anything; Convergence: The real-time collaboration engine. It is an engine for real-time collaboration. Out of the box, it includes everything a developer would need to add real-time co-editing functionality to any web application.

Visual Studio Live Share and Convergence can be primarily classified as "Realtime Code Collaboration" tools.

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Pros of Convergence
Pros of Visual Studio Live Share
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      Terminal sharing
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      Port sharing
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      Server sharing
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      Files sync
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      IntelliSense Completion
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      Real-time
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      Workspace sync

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    Cons of Convergence
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        No Read Only sharing

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      What is Convergence?

      It is an engine for real-time collaboration. Out of the box, it includes everything a developer would need to add real-time co-editing functionality to any web application.

      What is Visual Studio Live Share?

      When you start a live share session in Visual Studio 2017 or Visual Studio Code, your teammates get instant and secure access to your code in their own tool – no need to clone, copy, or configure anything.

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          What are some alternatives to Convergence and Visual Studio Live Share?
          Teletype for Atom
          Teletype introduces the concept of real-time "portals" for sharing workspaces. When a host opens a portal, their active tab becomes a shared workspace. There, invited collaborators can join in and make edits in real time. As the host moves between files, collaborators follow along with the active tab automatically.
          GitDuck
          GitDuck enables you to talk and collaborate in real-time by sharing your code and terminal on a video call.
          AtomPair
          Remote pairing within the Atom.IO text editor, powered by Pusher.
          Pop.com
          Work together like you’re in the same room. Blazing-fast screen sharing, multiplayer control, crystal-clear voice and high-quality video. It is perfect for pair programming. Supports Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and mobile browsers.
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