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GitHub

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Social coding & collaborative development platform

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GitHub FAQs

Q. What type of pricing plans does GitHub offer?

GitHub has the following pricing plans:
Pricing model: Free, Subscription
Free Trial: Available

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Q. Who are the typical users of GitHub?

GitHub has the following typical customers:
Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Public Administrations, Small Business

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Q. What languages does GitHub support?

GitHub supports the following languages:
English

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Q. Does GitHub support mobile devices?

GitHub supports the following devices:
Android, iPad, iPhone

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Q. Does GitHub offer an API?

Yes, GitHub has an API available for use.

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Q. What other apps does GitHub integrate with?

GitHub integrates with the following applications:
Pivotal Tracker

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Q. What level of support does GitHub offer?

GitHub offers the following support options:
FAQs/Forum, Email/Help Desk, Knowledge Base

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GitHub product overview

What is GitHub?

GitHub is a 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, desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, the development platform helps individuals and teams to write better code, faster.

Key benefits of using GitHub

  • Every repository on GitHub comes with the tools needed to manage your project. Open to the community for public projects – secured for private projects.

  • GitHub keeps your public and private code available, secure, and backed up. Stop hoarding code on your hard drive; it takes less than a minute to push code up to GitHub and start collaborating with others...

  • It doesn’t matter if you prefer to use the command line git client, a tool like hg-git, or a graphical application like SmartGit— we’re dedicated to helping you collaborate easily and securely.
  • Typical customers

    Freelancers
    Small businesses
    Mid size businesses
    Large enterprises

    Platforms supported

    Web
    Android
    iPhone/iPad

    Support options

    FAQs/Forum
    Email/Help Desk
    Knowledge Base

    Training options

    Videos

    GitHub pricing information

    Value for money

    4.6

    /5

    5.4K

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    GitHub features

    Functionality

    4.7

    /5

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    Total features

    42

    10 categories

    Most valued features by users

    Access Controls/Permissions
    Third Party Integrations
    Reporting/Analytics
    Monitoring
    Data Import/Export
    Dashboard
    Collaboration Tools
    Search/Filter

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    GitHub users reviews

    Overall Rating

    4.8

    /5

    5.4K

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    Rating breakdown
    • Value for money
    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend9.17/10
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    Pros
    I was very impressed on how much softwares you can download for this. They are very useful everywhere.
    One of the best things I personally love about it is CI/CD. I will definitely encourage you to use it regardless of how you are working - as a team or an individual.
    Their search is fast and easy to find open source projects that are well coded. The Github actions for free is nice to have and all the extras you get for free are amazing.
    Cons
    The only downside I found in git was that it had two levels of dependency support, the first two of which were very strict and the third one was very vague: most people are unaware of it.
    Github downtime is always a pain to developers. A bad merge is very difficult to revert.
    It can be somewhat overwhelming and intimidating when you start using it. It appears much more difficult than it actually is.

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    Andrew D.

    Teacher

    Education Management, 51-200 employees

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    GitHub Review: Great software service for a version control system

    Reviewed 2 years ago

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    Prateek G.

    Sr. Product Marketing Manager

    Computer Software, 51-200 employees

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    Github helped us seamlessly to manage and merge our code

    Reviewed 5 months ago

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    Lankit P.

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    Information Technology and Services, 51-200 employees

    Used daily for 2+ years

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    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    core pillar 💪 of whole developer community

    Reviewed 22 days ago

    I use GitHub every day on my all project to develop separate features in a single project simultaneously without them bottlenecking to each other.

    Pros

    VCS and it's being free for all basic needs, from the smallest firms to IT behemoths, everyone uses GitHub.

    Cons

    the learning curve may seem steep if someone wants to do advance pull requests and forking.

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    HansOlivier F.

    Computer Software, 5,001-10,000 employees

    Used weekly for 2+ years

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    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    The code versionning standard

    Reviewed 14 days ago

    I have used GitHub personally and never had any problems. I also used it professionally and every time something came up, I knew with high confidence that my coworker or myself messed up and that it was not the software's fault. All of my code versioning with GitHub was used on teams with less than ten members.

    Pros

    The entire code versioning tool is so easy to use and does every branch operation with visual clarity. It implements git quite easily, especially with a RSA key.

    Cons

    There is no real issue with GitHub. It does exactly what it is supposed to be doing. I could say that I had a few difficulties learning the concept of versioning when first using it.

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    Anurag R.

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    Computer Software, 10,001+ employees

    Used daily for 1-2 years

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    • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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    GitHub review

    Reviewed 2 months ago

    it has been pretty amazing , all our artifacts are moved to GitHub even excel files, source to target mapping document.

    Pros

    its user friendly , easily accessible as a desktop software , command line version is cool.

    Cons

    its a bit slow , the GitHub desktop version, and cloning repo fails every now and then. I always need to re-clone to get the objects from the repo.

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    Anonymous Reviewer

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    Computer Software, 11-50 employees

    Used daily for 2+ years

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    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    Best software for Tech companies

    Reviewed 2 months ago

    I'm very happy with the product, since we have been using it everyday, the amount of new bugs has decreased a lot, and we can track more efficiently the work inside a sprint and at the end of it.

    Pros

    It's very easy to integrate with other software that the company already use it. For example, we use Discord to communicate between coworkers, and thanks to the Github bot integrated in it, there's a message each time someone approved a Pull request or Closed an important Issue. Also, with his integrated CI/CD, we can now upload a new version of the app and even testing it, so the final user can have a very good experience without major flaws.

    Cons

    I wish that Github can have a better use to link Issues and Pull Requests, it's very interactive but there are time that I forget to link some Issue and it's a little frustrating to have some unlinked Issues after a sprint.

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    Jerome R.

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    Information Technology and Services, self-employed

    Used daily for 2+ years

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    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    GitHub - The standard for Git repos in the Cloud

    Reviewed 24 days ago

    I started with GitHub's free option as a trial and it went so well, we just kept using it.

    Pros

    GitHub continues to improve with tools focused on helping developers. The base account that is free offers tons of features. When you are ready to test out the paid features, the value is there as well. I like that it is an optional upgrade since not every organization needs them.

    Cons

    When someone says 'GitHub can do it', it is getting harder to know if it is GitHub Free or one of the paid options. If you aren't following GitHub's releases, you can get left behind quite quickly.

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