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Use a Git Repository with Visual Studio Online

I have been using Visual Studio Online for my personal projects for the last few months.  I like having a build server and Kanban board without having to do much more than lift a finger.

I also like the Git support.  I am hosting Windows Phone, Windows Store and iOS software projects.  As a side note, you would think TFS is not an option for iOS projects, but you would be wrong. There is a command line utility called git-tf you can use on the Mac.  This doesn’t directly integrate with Xcode though, like a Git repo does.

Below I will go through the steps to create Git repository on Visual Studio Online and start using it in Visual Studio.

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