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GitHub Essentials by Achilleas Pipinellis

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Chapter 1. Brief Repository Overview and Usage of the Issue Tracker

The landing page of a project on GitHub depicts the contents of a person's local Git repository. Apart from the tree-like structure of the files, GitHub also provides some additional features that bring the most well-known and frequently used Git commands to your browser. Among others, these include the branches, commits, and tags of your repository.

In addition to the features mentioned above, GitHub also provides an issue tracker for each repository. This is where the discussions take place, bugs are tracked and reported, features are requested, and pretty much anything else that is relevant to the project is discussed.

GitHub has also implemented many other features that sit ...

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