Microsoft's GitHub today released its new mobile app as a free download for iOS and Android. The app for the popular code repository service is primarily intended to help developers manage projects outside their PC, organize tasks, provide feedback on problems, respond to comments, and check and merge pull requests.
GitHub notifications appear in an inbox that looks like many email inboxes, and you can either swipe to save or mark tasks as completed:
You can also respond to comments with emoji. This can be helpful to keep a project moving when someone relies on your feedback:
You can also use the app to view code, as shown in the following screenshot on the app store page of the app. However, you cannot edit any code in the app:
The app was first launched in November for iOS and in January for Android.
Microsoft announced it would purchase GitHub for $ 7.5 billion in June 2018 and completed the acquisition in October 2018.