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Getting started with apps
Learn about building apps and setting up your development environment.
Differences between GitHub Apps and OAuth Apps
Understanding the differences between GitHub Apps and OAuth Apps will help you decide which app you want to create. An OAuth App acts as a GitHub user, whereas a GitHub App uses its own identity when installed on an organization or on repositories within an organization.