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Pull Request Auto-Responder

We just rolled out a new feature that allows you to activate an auto-response to any pull requests you receive. Here's a few use cases that make this a pretty…

PJ Hyett
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Show Me the Money

There have been a fair amount of requests for this feature and we were happy to oblige. If you click the "Update Credit Card" link on your account page, there's…

PJ Hyett
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Testing Post-Receive Hooks

You can now test post-receive hooks by viewing the "edit" page of your repository. This'll fire off a similar payload to the one your post-receive URL will receive on a…

Chris Wanstrath
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Let There Be Renaming

Repositories can be renamed via their edit page. Users can be renamed via their account page. That is all.

PJ Hyett
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New Git Site

Everyone's favorite Git magician, Scott Chacon, recently released an awesome new resource for everything Git: http://git-scm.com/ In addition to Scott's Gitcasts, our new Guides homepage, and other existing Git resources,…

Chris Wanstrath
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Revamping the Guides

In an effort to make everyone's Git and GitHub experience a little easier, we're currently working on overhauling our guides. The first step was to replace the existing guides homepage…

PJ Hyett
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Embedded Gists

Okay, this is obvious: you can now embed gists directly into your website, blog, project overview, myspace page, whatever. Your browser does not support IFrames I've personally wanted this for…

Chris Wanstrath
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Improved SSH Key Organization

The original ssh public key interface left a lot to be desired. It's was bulky, unintuitive, and altogether a pain to manage if you had lots of public keys. With…

PJ Hyett
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Here’s the Gist of it

Pasting has become a huge part of our workflow. We use it daily, but find most paste tools slightly wanting. We'd love versioning. We'd love SSL on our private pastes.…

Chris Wanstrath
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Formatted Files

Files in your repository are now formatted same as the README. This means if you have a file with a @.markdown@ extension, for example, it'll show up all pretty-like. Enjoy.…

Chris Wanstrath