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GitHub Flow is a lightweight, branch-based workflow that supports teams and projects where deployments are made regularly. This guide explains how and why GitHub Flow works.

5 minute read

Publishing source code doesn’t have to be a pain. This guide will walk you through our Mac & Windows applications and how to start sharing your projects with the world (or maybe with no one at all).

5 minute read

Open source software is thriving on GitHub. Anyone can get involved and it's easy, too. This guide covers the basics about what to look for and what to do when contributing to open source projects.

6 minute read

Ever find a project on GitHub that you want to work on? Find out how you can contribute with Forking.

4 minutes read

On GitHub there are many people and many projects to explore. Keeping up with the work that's done with them and showing your interest is easy.

15 minute read

GitHub is great for managing all of the information around the code. This guide helps explain our issue tracking system and how to keep up to date with issues you’ve participated in.

10 minute read

Almost all text on GitHub is processed through a markup language called Markdown — it's an easy way to include simple formatting (like italics, bold words, lists, and links). This guide will show you the ins-and-outs of Markdown on GitHub.

3 minute read