GitHub Desktop 3: Handy, but still limited

Posted on 13-08-2015 , by: Serdar Yegulalp , in , 0 Comments

Most people interact with GitHub either with its website, a Git client on the command line, a plug-in in their favorite IDE, or the official GitHub desktop GUI.

The most recent version of the last one, released earlier this week,┬áprovides a cleanly designed interface for a few of the most common GitHub activities. But don’t expect it to be a replacement for interacting with GitHub’s site — yet.

Version 3.0 of GitHib Desktop is a replacement for the previous Windows and Mac clients, for “a unified experience across both platforms.” Launch it, and you can open, create, or clone a Git repository, either from GitHub or from any other Git-compatible repository.

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