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GitHub Essentials by Achilleas Pipinellis

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Tips and tricks

Here is a tip to get notified about new releases in an atom feed. Also, while you familiarize yourself with Git, you'd be happy to know that you can edit a project's wiki locally.

Subscribing to new releases via atom feed

If you are used to subscribing to feeds to learn the news on your favorite blogs, you will be happy to know that you can subscribe to get notified about new releases on GitHub.

Simply go to the releases page and append .atom at the end of the URL. For example, https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/releases becomes https://github.com/diaspora/diaspora/releases.atom. Cool, isn't it?!

Editing the wiki locally

As mentioned in the wiki commit history section, every wiki is a separate git repository. As such, you can clone ...

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