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GitHub CLI - Enhance your command line experience
Tired of switching between GitHub and Commandline
Here is an easier and more seamless way to work with GitHub from the command line — GitHub CLI, currently it is in beta. Millions of developers rely on GitHub for software development to make it more fun and collaborative.
gh brings the GitHub experience right to your terminal.
You can install GitHub CLI today on most of the Operating Systems available -
Install this from here
It’s available today for GitHub Team and Enterprise Cloud, but not yet available for GitHub Enterprise Server. This will have support support for Enterprise Server when it’s out of beta.
How to use?
gh currently suppports with
pull requests because many developers use them every day. Here are few examples provided by GitHub on how
gh can improve your experience when contributing to an open source project.
Filter lists to your needs
Find an open source project you want to contribute to and clone the repository. And then, to see where maintainers want community contributions, use
ghto filter the issues to only show those with
Quickly view the details
Find an issue describing a bug that seems like something you can fix, and use
ghto quickly open it in the browser to get all the details you need to get started.
Create a pull request
Create a branch, make several commits to fix the bug described in the issue, and use
ghto create a pull request to share your contribution. By using GitHub CLI to create pull requests, it also automatically creates a fork when you don’t already have one, and it pushes your branch and creates your pull request to get your change merged
View the status of your work
Get a quick snapshot the next morning of what happened since you created your pull request.
ghshows the review and check status of your pull requests
Easily check out pull requests
One of the maintainers reviewed your pull request and requested changes. You probably switched branches since then, so use
ghto checkout the pull request branch. We never remember the right commands either! Make the changes, push them, and soon enough the pull request is merged—congratulations!
How to contribute to GitHub CLI
GitHub CLI is an open-source project by GitHub. From here you can contribute to this project
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