Topic: github

GitHub expands Copilot Chat beta to Copilot for Individuals users

GitHub is expanding the beta of its Copilot Chat to all GitHub Copilot for Individuals users. Previously, only GitHub Copilot for Business users could access the beta of this new feature. This means that GitHub users can now take advantage of the beta on their personal GitHub accounts if they are paying for the Copilot … continue reading

GitHub Enterprise Server 3.1 released with enhanced security capabilities

GitHub Enterprise Server 3.10 was released, offering organizations improved control over repositories for developers and administrators. The update includes enhanced security and compliance measures, emphasizing a strong focus on secure development practices. The release includes enhanced deployment safety through custom rules for GitHub Actions, easier vulnerability identification with improved code scanning setup, fine-grained control over … continue reading

GitHub Copilot private beta version gets enhanced filter

GitHub introduced a private beta version of GitHub Copilot with an enhanced filter. This filter identifies and presents contextual code suggestions related to public code on GitHub.  With the filter activated, GitHub Copilot assesses code suggestions alongside approximately 150 characters of neighboring code. It then cross-references these suggestions with an index of all public code … continue reading

GitHub Copilot Chat enters beta

A few months ago GitHub revealed GitHub Copilot X, which is a major upgrade to Copilot that adds chat and voice capabilities, as well as brings the tool to other areas of development, like the command line, pull requests, and docs.   Now the company has officially launched a beta for the new chat functionality for … continue reading

GitHub merge queue now available

GitHub’s merge queue aims to end congestion on a team’s most active branches. According to the company, by enabling merge queue, the need to hurry and merge pull requests before others do is no longer a concern. This feature is now generally available and is accessible to any team that is part of a managed … continue reading

GitHub Enterprise Server 3.9 released with several enhancements to GitHub Projects

GitHub Enterprise Server (GHES) 3.9 is now available with more features that can help organizations collaborate better, gain better observability, and have faster workflows.  Among its highlights are a new time-based view in GitHub Projects, as well as the ability to standardize issues with tools such as issue forms.  GitHub Projects has been enhanced with … continue reading

GitHub launches new code search and code view

GitHub released its new code search and code view to enable developers to quickly search, navigate and understand their code, and put critical information into context. The new code search engine has been remodeled to be two times faster than the old one and has more capabilities such as supporting substring queries, regular expressions, and … continue reading

GitHub Copilot X brings chat functionality to improve coding experience

GitHub announced a major upgrade to Copilot, its AI-assisted development tool. Now in public preview, GitHub Copilot X utilizes the new GPT-4 model, adds chat and voice capabilities, and brings Copilot to the command line, pull requests, and docs.  “With AI available at every step, we can fundamentally redefine developer productivity. We are reducing boilerplate … continue reading

Git 2.40 released with improvements to git jump tool and more

Among the many improvements in the new version, Git 2.40’s git jump tool which wraps other Git commands like git grep, and feeds their results into Vim’s quickfix list now contains support for Emacs in addition to Vim.  ‘git jump’ now works with ‘diff’ in which the quickfix list is populated with the beginning of … continue reading

GitHub announces new Copilot capabilities and Codespaces general availability

GitHub announced several new products designed to accelerate the company’s push into major enterprises.  GitHub Copilot will soon bring its AI-pair programmer to businesses with added admin controls and the ability to manage licenses. Copilot uses OpenAI Codex to suggest code and functions in real time right in the editor.  “Hey GitHub” also makes Copilot … continue reading

Octopus Deploy introduces new integrations with GitHub Actions

The deployment automation company Octopus Deploy today announced the general availability of GitHub Actions for Octopus Deploy v2. This update is intended to support the company’s deployment automation for GitHub Action workflows.  With this users gain the ability to incorporate build information into deployment pipelines with GitHub’s introduction of a new push-build-information-action. This lets users … continue reading

GitHub adds math support in Markdown

Today, GitHub announced that math expressions can now be rendered in Markdown on GitHub using “$$” as a delimiter for code blocks with math content or the “$” delimiter for inline math expressions.  According to GitHub, mathematical expressions have become essential to information sharing amongst engineers, scientists, data scientists, and mathematicians.  Support for displaying math … continue reading

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