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Be social

You can interact with people, repositories, and organizations on GitHub. See what others are working on and who they are connecting with from your personal dashboard.

Who can use this feature

Members of an enterprise with managed users can only interact with repositories within their enterprise.

To learn about accessing your personal dashboard, see "About your personal dashboard."

Following people

When you follow someone on GitHub, you will get notifications on your personal dashboard about their public activity. If someone you follow creates a new repository, stars a repository, or follows another user, the activity will display in your dashboard.

Click Follow on a person's profile page to follow them.

Follow user button

For more information, see "Following people."

Watching a repository

You can subscribe to a repository to watch it and receive notifications for activity in it. When the owner updates the repository, you will see the changes in your personal dashboard. For more information, see "Viewing your subscriptions."

Click Watch at the top of a repository to watch it.

Watch repository button

Joining the conversation

Você pode se conectar com desenvolvedores de todo o mundo para fazer perguntas e responder a elas, aprender e interagir diretamente com a equipe do GitHub Enterprise Cloud. Para começar a conversa, confira "GitHub Community Support".

Communicating on GitHub Enterprise Cloud

GitHub Enterprise Cloud provides built-in collaborative communication tools, allowing you to interact closely with your community when building great software. For example, you can contribute to another user's project by creating a pull request, or use issues to track bugs or suggest ideas in a repository. You can also brainstorm new ideas with your team with discussions.

For an overview of these tools, see "Quickstart for communicating on GitHub."

Participating in organizations

Organizations are shared accounts where businesses and open-source projects can collaborate across many projects at once. Owners and administrators can establish teams with special permissions, have a public organization profile, and keep track of activity within the organization. For more information, see "About organizations."

From your dashboard, click the drop down menu of your username on the left side of your dashboard. Here, you can view organizations that you are a part of and easily switch between them.

Switch account context dropdown

Following organizations

Observação: atualmente, a capacidade de seguir organizações está em versão beta pública e sujeita a alterações.

Ao seguir as organizações em GitHub Enterprise Cloud, você verá a atividade pública no painel pessoal. Essa atividade inclui novas discussões, patrocínios e repositórios.

To follow an organization, in the header of the organization's page, click Follow.

Screenshot of the organization header, with the follow button highlighted

For more information, see "Following organizations."

Exploring other projects on GitHub

You can discover new and interesting projects on GitHub's Explore page. You can star interesting projects to make them easy to find again later. Visit your stars page to see all your starred projects. For more information about stars, see "Saving repositories with stars."

Your dashboard feed displays projects based on your interests including repositories you star, people you follow, and your contributions to public repositories. From your dashboard, you can see trending projects, view topics, and check out collections.

To explore more projects, see "Explorar GitHub".

Next steps

You are now connected to the GitHub Enterprise Cloud community. There are other ways to interact and build within GitHub Enterprise Cloud.

  • A sincronização de repositórios de GitHub com seu computador permite que você trabalhe localmente e envie suas alterações para GitHub. Para obter mais informações, confira "Configurar o Git".

  • A criação de um repositório para seu projeto permite que você armazene código no GitHub. Isso fornece um backup do seu trabalho que você pode optar por compartilhar com outros desenvolvedores. Para obter mais informações, confira "Criar um repositório".

  • A bifurcação de um repositório permitirá que você faça alterações em outro repositório sem afetar o original. Para obter mais informações, confira "Criar um fork de um repositório".

  • O GitHub conecta usuários e permite que você interaja com outros projetos. Para saber mais sobre como colaborar com o projeto de outra pessoa, confira "Como colaborar em projetos".

  • O GitHub tem uma ótima comunidade de suporte na qual você pode pedir ajuda e conversar com pessoas de todo o mundo. Participe da conversa na GitHub Community.