Many corporate firewalls blocks the git protocol, causing tools like bower to fail without jumping through some hoops. But pretty much every firewall allows web traffic through, so you can always use
https if your tools know about it. The solution is to tell git to always use
https instead of
git by running the following command:
This adds the following to your
[url "https://"] insteadOf = git://
All git commands will perform a substitution of
https://. Thanks StackOverflow!