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GitHub extensions and integrations

Use GitHub extensions to work seamlessly in GitHub repositories within third-party applications.

Editor tools

You can connect to GitHub repositories within third-party editor tools, such as Atom, Unity, and Visual Studio.

GitHub for Atom

With the GitHub for Atom extension, you can commit, push, pull, resolve merge conflicts, and more from the Atom editor. For more information, see the official GitHub for Atom site.

GitHub for Unity

With the GitHub for Unity editor extension, you can develop on Unity, the open source game development platform, and see your work on GitHub. For more information, see the official Unity editor extension site or the documentation.

GitHub for Visual Studio

With the GitHub for Visual Studio extension, you can work in GitHub repositories without leaving Visual Studio. For more information, see the official Visual Studio extension site or documentation.

GitHub for Visual Studio Code

With the GitHub for Visual Studio Code extension, you can review and manage GitHub pull requests in Visual Studio Code. For more information, see the official Visual Studio Code extension site or documentation.

Project management tools

You can integrate your personal or organization account on GitHub.com with third-party project management tools, such as Jira.

Jira Cloud and GitHub.com integration

You can integrate Jira Cloud with your personal or organization account to scan commits and pull requests, creating relevant metadata and hyperlinks in any mentioned Jira issues. For more information, visit the Jira integration app in the marketplace.

Team communication tools

You can integrate your personal or organization account on GitHub.com with third-party team communication tools, such as Slack or Microsoft Teams.

Slack and GitHub integration

The Slack + GitHub app lets you subscribe to your repositories or organizations and get realtime updates about issues, pull requests, commits, discussions, releases, deployment reviews and deployment statuses. You can also perform activities like opening and closing issues, and you can see detailed references to issues and pull requests without leaving Slack. The app will also ping you personally in Slack if you are mentioned as part of any GitHub notifications that you receive in your channels or personal chats.

The Slack + GitHub app is also compatible with Slack Enterprise Grid. For more information, visit the Slack + GitHub app in the marketplace.

Microsoft Teams and GitHub integration

The GitHub for Teams app lets you subscribe to your repositories or organizations and get realtime updates about issues, pull requests, commits, discussions, releases, deployment reviews and deployment statuses. You can also perform activities like opening and closing issues, commenting on your issues and pull requests, and you can see detailed references to issues and pull requests without leaving Microsoft Teams. The app will also ping you personally in Teams if you are mentioned as part of any GitHub notifications that you receive in your channels or personal chats.

For more information, visit the GitHub for Teams app in Microsoft AppSource.