GitHub for Windows
GitHub for Windows
Written by Ian Elliot   
Tuesday, 22 May 2012

GitHub has released a free-to-download Windows version that will run Windows on Windows XP, Vista, 7 and even the pre-release Windows 8.

 GitHub is a very popular code repository site that has attracted a significant share of  windows developers as well as those working with Mac and Linux GitHub (see Git and GitHub Top in Popularity Stakes).

It released a similar Mac client last year but, given that 50% of its traffic comes from Windows, it recognised the need to make things simpler for Windows developers - both in open source and enterprise environments. 

githubbranches

The new Clone in Windows button that is activated once you install GitHub for windows lets you quickly clone repositories from your account or any organization you belong to.

GitHub's sync button turns the complex workflow of pulling and pushing into a single operation. It notifies you when there are new changes to pull down and lets you quickly share local changes and you have access to GitHub's branching features that make it easy to try out remote branches, create new local branches, and publish branches to share with others.

 

githubwindows

 

More Information

GitHub for Windows

GitHub blog

Related Articles

Git and GitHub Top in Popularity Stakes

 

 
 
 

blog comments powered by Disqus

 

To be informed about new articles on I Programmer, subscribe to the RSS feed, follow us on Google+Twitter, Linkedin or Facebook, install the I Programmer Toolbar or sign up for our weekly newsletter.

 

Banner


Open AI And Microsoft Exciting Times For AI
16/11/2016

A new partnership between Elon Musk's OpenAI and Microsoft, whereby OpenAI will use Azure for its research into deep learning and neural networks sounds promising in terms of "democratizing AI", somet [ ... ]



Microsoft Student Contests Emphasize Azure
12/11/2016

Microsoft has increased the prize money for the 2017 Imagine cup and introduced an additional stipulation, Azure is required for all projects. Microsoft is also running a Hello Cloud contest for  [ ... ]


More News

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 22 May 2012 )
 
 

   
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2016 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.