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Connecting Atlassian SourceTree With Your Azure DevOps GIT Repo

Edwin Klesman
3 min readJan 31, 2020

In this short post I will show you how you can setup Atlassian SourceTree so it will connect with Microsoft Azure DevOps project’s GIT repo.

I like using SourceTree in my development teams since it is an easy interface, is available for both Windows and Mac OS, and it supports the Gitflow Workflow, which is specially great for release-based projects.

Background

Back in 2018, Microsoft renamed Visualstudio Online into Azure DevOps. It sounds more catchy and it indicates its purpose more; enabling developer teams to take care of rolling out their software independently.

But changing a name for an online service also means changing the URL. And this is where a lot of people are getting mixed up on what to use for their GIT repo URL.

Add in a snuff of confusion by changing the access for external tools from username password to a Personal Access Token (PAT) and you have a lot of people getting…

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Edwin Klesman

Senior dev @Detacom | cross-platform mobile & web dev | Product Maker | SaaS | from app ideas to implementation | Owner eekayonline.com | Music: edsonkailes.com