I just installed the new version of magit (2.1.0) and even though I've made only two commits so far, I really like the new functionality. One of the first things you'll notice is that when you commit, a diff is popped up in another window so you can see what's changed. That's handy when composing a commit message.
and then quit Emacs. Next, restart Emacs and install magit from ELPA. Many of the variable names have been changed so if you are using any in your
init.el you will probably need to change them. In my case, I had to change
This is a big release with lots of new and improved functionality. If, like me, you're a heavy magit user, you might want to contribute to keep the goodness coming.