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Besides VC, what else do you use GitHub for?

Most devs love GitHub (or GitLab, Bitbucket, etc) purely for code version control, tho there might be more use cases than that.

For example, I use it to backup articles from Hashnode and sketches from diagrams.net (ex draw.io). What else do you use GitHub for?

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Ryan M

what is VC?

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Kofi Oghenerukevwe H. • Edited on

version control - that's something that helps you keep track of changes between different versions of your source code. Git is the most popular version control tool... at least in web development, but there are others like Mercurial and Subversion (SVN)

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Madza Author

version control, sry I should give the full name in brackets ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Michael

VC is more Venture Capital

You should change it tothe more common abbreviation: VCS - Version Control System

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Ryan M

I should have known what it is. I kept thinking venture capital! Thanks for the response. I like using github to look for bug reports, research error messages and find code examples.

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Madza Author

Awesome to hear! Thanks for your input! ๐Ÿ™โค

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shadowtime2000

Github Actions because those are pretty cool, and also just communication with other people through Github issues and discussions.

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Thew Dhanat

GitHub Actions is a free computing worker! ๐Ÿ’• I use it for site performance monitoring.


GitHub repository can also be used to store anything. You can store json and access it through API as a simple database. Or upload a file and share a raw link for download (I think it is faster than Google Drive). Also GitHub Pages for static site hosting is great.โค๏ธ
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Madza Author

I have thought about storing project-related files in Github (like mp3 or png), tho generally it's not considered the best practice as GitHub was not initially designed for that ๐Ÿ˜‰Plus there are limitations for upload sizes, etc ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Marvin Trilles

Using it to host my blog and tried it for some static sites as well

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Kinanee Samson

Project management

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Sheila Gomes

I have a study diary repo where I register everything I learn

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Jaime Gomes

CI/CD, project roadmap, boards, packaging, release, conversations and vc.