GitHub extensions and integrations

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

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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 GitHub personal account or organization 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 GitHub personal account or organization with third-party team communication tools, such as Slack or Microsoft Teams.

Slack and GitHub integration

You can integrate Slack with your personal or organization account to subscribe for notifications, close or open issues, and provide rich references to issues and pull requests without leaving Slack. For more information, visit the Slack integration app in the marketplace.

Microsoft Teams and GitHub integration

You can integrate Microsoft Teams with your personal or organization account to access information about GitHub alongside wider team communication. When you integrate Microsoft Teams with GitHub, you can subscribe for notifications, close or open issues, and provide rich references to issues and pull requests without leaving Microsoft Teams. For more information, visit the Microsoft Teams integration app in Microsoft AppSource.

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