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Edit any GitHub repository on the web without installing anything😱

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Github released a new feature recently. If you go to any GitHub repository and click on the . on your keyboard, you will be able to see a web version of Visual Studio Code with the files of that repository. Now you can even edit the repository without installing anything!

How cool is that

You can also install extensions and themes in the web version but make sure that you are signed in to your GitHub account.

Seeing it in action

https://www.loom.com/share/eaa4090560684d97a423f5ef1a1e962a

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Nicholas Bilyk

I thought this was a hoax at first. That's amazing... Github snuck that one in there quietly :D

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Andrei Taranchenko

Check out one of the last podcasts on Changelog about Github Codespaces.

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Avneesh Agarwal Author

Yeah, it is a pretty cool feature