When making changes to files with the web-based editor, you can now choose which verified email with which to author the commit (previously you could only use your primary email). If you have email privacy enabled, the commit will be authored with your private “noreply” email.
Today we’re introducing the public beta of the Checks API. You can now build sophisticated tools for CI, linting, and acceptance testing on GitHub. This new functionality currently works with the REST API, with GraphQL support coming soon.