GitKraken vs Mercurial: What are the differences?
GitKraken: Git GUI Client for Windows Mac and Linux built on Electron. The downright luxurious Git client for Windows, Mac and Linux. Cross-platform, 100% standalone, and free; Mercurial: A distributed version control system. 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.
GitKraken belongs to "Source Code Management Desktop Apps" category of the tech stack, while Mercurial can be primarily classified under "Version Control System".
"Dark theme" is the top reason why over 46 developers like GitKraken, while over 15 developers mention "Easy-to-grasp system with nice tools" as the leading cause for choosing Mercurial.
Tradecore, SCORE42, and Atbox are some of the popular companies that use GitKraken, whereas Mercurial is used by Performance Assessment Network (PAN), Bitbucket, and Eyereturn Marketing. GitKraken has a broader approval, being mentioned in 42 company stacks & 38 developers stacks; compared to Mercurial, which is listed in 26 company stacks and 16 developer stacks.
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