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* A groupware framework for game developing, includes a good diff tool.
 
* A groupware framework for game developing, includes a good diff tool.
 
* [http://www.alienbrain.com AlienBrain]
 
* [http://www.alienbrain.com AlienBrain]
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* An excellent text comparison tool.
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* [http://www.scootersoftware.com/ Scooter Software]
  
 
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Revision as of 22:19, 25 July 2005

Diff Tools

Diff tools can be extremely useful when working on large projects, especially when sharing code between several programmers without the aid of a revision control system such as CVS or Perforce. These tools make it possible to track changes betwen two different versions of a mod, and are even capable of seamlessly merging two different mods.

Yet another use is to examine changes on the SDK tree after a update, in addition to reading the changelog.

AlienBrain
  • A groupware framework for game developing, includes a good diff tool.
  • AlienBrain
Beyond Compare
Cygwin
  • A POSIX layer for Windows which includes many popular GNU tools such as GCC (GNU Compiler Collection), GNU Patch, etc.
  • Cygwin
Winmerge
  • A Windows tool for examining differences between two set of files.
  • Winmerge

You can read more about how diff software works here: