Official GitHub app updates on iOS and Android devices with new features and improvements

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Email Twitter: @shuttlecock Apr 15th, 2020 inNews

The official iOS and Android GitHub apps both updated this week with a variety of new features and improvements.

Among the new changes are the addition of @ tagging, better template functionality, and improved communication with other users.

Here’s the release notes for the Android update:

This update includes some of the most-requested features and improves the overall experience. Highlights include:

  • Type @ in a comment, issue, or review to show a list of relevant users
  • Switch branches when browsing repositories
  • View a list of commits in pull requests or repositories
  • Create new issues using issue templates
  • Easily quote & reply to comments
  • Select from your saved replies when leaving comments

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Here’s the release notes for the iOS update:

We are listening to all of your wonderful feedback, and this update includes some of the most-requested features as well as improves the overall experience. Here’s just the highlights of this update:

  • Typing “@” in a comment, issue, or review will autocomplete a list of most-relevant users that you can select from
  • Switch branches when browsing repositories
  • View a list of commits in pull requests or repositories
  • A new, native commit details view accessible from commit lists or pull request timelines
  • Totally redesigned issue creation flow with templates

Please let us know how you are enjoying the app by leaving us a review or submitting feedback in app settings. Thank you!

GitHub was acquired by Microsoft in late-2018 and has since received a lot of support from the tech giant as a result with one of the results being the development of the iOS and Android apps, both of which finally came out of beta just last month.

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