Inspiration

We created this project purely for the pun "git gud"

What it does

git gud is a git playground where users can explore git commands and see how they work.

How we built it

We used C++ for back-end git emulation, html/javascript/css for the front end user interface, and WASM/Emscription as the bridge between them.

Challenges we ran into

Aside from learning the ins and out of how the languages interfaced with each other, graphically representing the git repository in a crisp-looking tree proved to be very difficult. It took several hours and overdose-levels of caffeine.

What we learned

We all learned a lot about the internals of git, and how to port purely client-side C++ code to web development.

What's next for Git Gud

Next up for git gud is implementing more commands, such as rebase, and beautifying the GUI.

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