What's new in the Git Client IDE plugin

This topic describes the updates and enhancements available in the Git Client IDE plugin.

Git Client IDE plugin 1.5

Git Client IDE plugin 1.5 introduces the following enhancements:

IDE Enhancement

All IDEs
(except MATLAB)

The Git Client IDE plugin now supports the federated use of requests. You can work with a mix of requests from multiple providers at the same time.

For details about adding request providers, see Configure request providers.

Note: To use this functionality in MATLAB, see the Git Client MATLAB plugin 1.0.

IntelliJ IDEA
  • Support for IntelliJ IDEA 2022.x and 2023.1.

  • You can now open a request's summary in the Requests view. For details, see View and open requests.

Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Support for Visual Studio IDE 2022.

    Use separate installers for Visual Studio IDE 2022 and Visual Studio IDE 2019 or earlier.

  • Visual Studio IDE 2022: Support for multiple repositories when viewing requests and reviews. For details, see Visual Studio IDE plugin.

For details about the IDE versions supported with this version of the Git Client IDE plugin, see Integrations.

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Git Client MATLAB plugin 1.0

The Git Client IDE plugin is now available for MathWorks MATLAB. 

Using the Git Client MATLAB plugin 1.0, you can:

  • Clone streams.

  • Update a local Git repository with changes from Dimensions CM.

  • Relate requests to commits.

  • Push changes from a Git repository to Dimensions CM.

  • View requests from multiple request providers. You can work with a mix of Dimensions CM and external requests at one time.

    For details about adding request providers, see Configure request providers.

  • View reviews and open them in PulseUno.

For details, see the following topics:

Topic Description
Integrations Check if the Git Client plugin supports your version of MATLAB.
Install Git Client plugin from download Install the Git Client plugin for MATLAB.
MathWorks MATLAB plugin Use the Git Client plugin with MATLAB.

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Git Client IDE plugin 1.4

Version 1.4 introduces the following enhancements:

IDE Enhancement
All IDEs Git Credential Manager Core (GSM Core) support.
Microsoft Visual Studio Code Improved performance when loading requests, reviews, and pull requests.
Microsoft Visual Studio Requests and reviews now open in an external browser instead of the default built-in browser.

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Git Client IDE plugin 1.3.1

Version 1.3.1 supports these new features:

Apache NetBeans 1.0

The Git Client plugin to Apache NetBeans enables you to:

  • Clone a stream from Dimensions CM and populate the main branch in a Git repository with the tip of a stream.
  • Update a local Git repository with changes from Dimensions CM.
  • Relate requests to commits.
  • Push changes from a Git repository to Dimensions CM.
  • View and open requests.

Other new features

  • All plugins: CAC authentication with HTTP and HTTPS.
  • IntelliJ IDEA: improved request picker on the Commit view.
  • Microsoft Visual Studio:
    • Create topic branches.
    • Display pull requests for branches.
    • Review button added to the Team Explorer view.
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Code: improved Open Pull Request command.

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Git Client IDE plugin 1.3

Version 1.3 supports these new features:

Eclipse

  • Reviews and pull requests window.
  • Open reviews in PulseUno.

IntelliJ IDEA

  • New clone user interface for v2019.3 and later.
  • Dimensions Explorer displays reviews and requests.
  • Open reviews in PulseUno.

Microsoft Visual Studio

  • Requests inbox panel.
  • Reviews and pull requests window.
  • Open reviews in PulseUno.

Microsoft Visual Studio Code

  • Requests inbox panel.
  • Reviews and pull requests view.
  • Open reviews in PulseUno.
  • Create pull requests.
  • Create topic branches from requests.

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Git Client IDE plugin 1.2

Version 1.2 supports these new features:

  • External requests providers: ALM Octane and SBM.
  • SSO and Common Access Card (CAC).
  • Reviews, requests, and pull requests in Microsoft Visual Studio Code.

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