Chapter 7. Supplemental Topics

GitHub Other Features

GitHub Other Features
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GitHub is no longer just a Git hosting service. There are several features and client tools that you can use even with a free plan. Here are some examples.

Features

GitHub Issues is a task management tool. GitHub users can easily create project task lists using GitHub Issues. You can upload images by simply dragging & dropping them and easily add images to the issue list. GitHub Issues is a powerful tool for communicating with your team members effectively. You can also assign your team members to each task.

GitHub Actions is a tool used to support CI/CD and DevOps workflow. Even before GitHub Actions was introduced, GitHub was a popular platform for CI/CD and DevOps through API, connecting with other applications such as CircleCI, Travis CI, and Jenkins. GitHub Actions give you more opportunities to improve your workflow within your repositories on GitHub.

GitHub Pages is a website hosting service provided by GitHub. GitHub Pages is connected with GitHub repositories. You can publish website documents stored in a GitHub repository very easily. You can check this link GitHub Pages for more details.

GitHub also provides other tools and services like auto security alerts using Dependabot and AI developer tool GitHub Copilot.

Client Tools

Several client tools are also available to improve your working efficiencies.

GitHub Desktop is used for controlling GitHub on a local GUI application.

GitHub CLI is used for controlling GitHub from the local computer's command line.

GitHub Mobile App provides a mobile user interface to easily check the status of issues and repositories.

GitHub is no longer just a Git hosting service. There are several features and client tools that you can use even with a free plan. Here are some examples.

Features

GitHub Issues is a task management tool. GitHub users can easily create project task lists using GitHub Issues. You can upload images by simply dragging & dropping them and easily add images to the issue list. GitHub Issues is a powerful tool for communicating with your team members effectively. You can also assign your team members to each task.

GitHub Actions is a tool used to support CI/CD and DevOps workflow. Even before GitHub Actions was introduced, GitHub was a popular platform for CI/CD and DevOps through API, connecting with other applications such as CircleCI, Travis CI, and Jenkins. GitHub Actions give you more opportunities to improve your workflow within your repositories on GitHub.

GitHub Pages is a website hosting service provided by GitHub. GitHub Pages is connected with GitHub repositories. You can publish website documents stored in a GitHub repository very easily. You can check this link GitHub Pages for more details.

GitHub also provides other tools and services like auto security alerts using Dependabot and AI developer tool GitHub Copilot.

Client Tools

Several client tools are also available to improve your working efficiencies.

GitHub Desktop is used for controlling GitHub on a local GUI application.

GitHub CLI is used for controlling GitHub from the local computer's command line.

GitHub Mobile App provides a mobile user interface to easily check the status of issues and repositories.

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