Hosting service for software projects using the Git revision control system. For questions about using GitHub web interface such as: how to use its search, pushing your branch or repository, wiki page formatting and directories, and syntax highlighting on README files.

GitHub is a hosting service that allows software developers and open source code contributors to build projects that use the Git revision control system.

The service builds upon a social networking type of atmosphere where developers can follow each other's activities and openly contribute to one another's repositories or projects.

GitHub offers both plans for private repositories and free accounts, which are usually used to host open-source software projects.

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