What is GitHub?

"Github is a collaborative coding tool with version control, branching and merging all included."

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers.

Over a million people use GitHub to build amazing things together. With the collaborative features of GitHub.com, our desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write better code, faster.


GitHub scored 91/100 (Top 3 in Code Repository) in the Code Repository category. This is based on user satisfaction (88/100), expert reviews (94/100), press buzz (85/100), recent user trends (falling), and other relevant information on GitHub gathered from around the web.

The score for this service has improved over the past month. What is this?

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GitHub User Reviews

Average User Rating:
4.41/5 based on 28 user ratings.
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Excellent product with opportunity to interact with others.

// Senior Software Development Engineer at Information Builders

What do you like about GitHub?

GitHub is one of the most popular software development software. Through this software one can easily contribute codes among other project members. It's interesting features includes its ability to review also the ability to compare different commits. It's internal search engine is really appreciable. One can manage development projects easily with the help of this wonderful software. It's version control is really fantastic.

What do you dislike about GitHub?

The benefits of this software are in thousands so I feel really hard to write about the things are bad. The only con is that it is quite expensive software but no doubt has made interaction too easy indeed.

What have you been using it for and what problems did GitHub solve?

When i started using it, i felt it is a little difficult to use but after using it and its useful features. I got to know it is really easy to use and friendly software.


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Great resource to master

// Freelance Graphic Designer at Self-employed

What do you like about GitHub?

It is a great repository of free and private code, you can fork an revision any project you need, with creative license or commons.
It's not the first or only code review website, but it is the most popular and most trustworthy platform to use.

What do you dislike about GitHub?

Would like to see more groups or social networking beyond code or having some interactivity with the community.

What have you been using it for and what problems did GitHub solve?

Code review


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Best ever git repository hosting service provider

// Freelance Tech Content Writer at freelancer, author, journalist

What do you like about GitHub?

The best things about Useful projects on GitHub in open-source world

- You could share your info (code, presentation) in easy way

- The best place to all your programming staff

- Private repositories

What do you dislike about GitHub?

Dislikes are No three view for each repo. The workaround is an extension like Octotree which will give you exactly that. But it doesn't work well for private repository though.

What have you been using it for and what problems did GitHub solve?

Team programming collaboration, issue tracking, and project management. It's very fast and easy for everyone to use since most everyone has it.


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