AWS adds conflict resolution, squash merge to its GitHub homage CodeCommit

www.theregister.co.uk | 6/12/2019 | Staff
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has added key features to the console and API for its source code repository, CodeCommit.

Now you can perform a squash merge – which cleans up code history by merging changes from a branch without adding that branch as a parent – as well as conflict resolution in the AWS CodeCommit console.

CodeCommit - AWS - Code - Repository - Service

CodeCommit is the AWS code repository service, an alternative to better-known services such as GitHub and GitLab.

CodeCommit supports Git so these operations were already available using Git commands. What AWS has done, though, is to make the browser-based console more capable, as well as enhancing the REST API, which developers can use to interact with the service programmatically.

AWS - Cloud - Provider - Margin - CodeCommit

Since AWS is the largest cloud provider by some margin, you may wonder why CodeCommit is not more widely used. A quick search for tags on the developer site StackOverflow, for example, shows just 252 questions tagged aws-codecommit, compared to 33,000 for GitHub and 7,200 for GitLab.

AWS CodeCommit probably does deserve to be better...
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