January 23, 2021

Category: Github

Changelog, Github

Access control for GitHub Pages

GitHub Pages now gives you the option to limit access, making the site visible only to users with access to the repository that published the Page. With access control, you can use GitHub Pages to publish and share internal documentation and knowledge across your enterprise. As part of this release, we are introducing the following […]

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GitHub Actions: Short SHA deprecation

On February 15th, GitHub Actions will remove support for referencing actions using the shortened version of a git commit SHA. This may cause some workflows in your repository to break. To fix these workflows, you will need to update the action reference to use the full commit SHA. For example, if your workflow references actions/checkout@5a4ac90, […]

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Changelog, Github

Dependabot: `pip-compile` 5.5.0 support

Dependabot version updates now support pip-compile 5.5.0. Note that with the version update of pip-compile from 5.4.0 to 5.5.0, the formatting of “via” annotations has changed to one dependency per line. This will cause Dependabot to rewrite your requirements.txt file the first time you use the new version. To enable version updates, check in a […]

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Changelog, Github

Support for renaming an existing branch

You can now rename any branch, including the default branch, from the web. If you’ve been waiting to rename your default branch from master to main, we now recommend doing so using this feature. When a branch is renamed: Open pull requests and draft releases targeting the renamed branch will be retargeted automatically Branch protection […]

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Organization and Author Filters for GitHub Notifications

You can now filter your web notifications by org or author on GitHub. View notifications from all repositories within an organization with org, or all conversations started by a user with author. Click ‘filter notifications’ within GitHub Notifications, and select from the dropdown menu or begin typing to build your filter. Check your notifications Read […]

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The GitHub Enterprise Server 3.0 release candidate is here!

The first GitHub Enterprise Server 3.0 Release Candidate is now available for download. Enterprise Server 3.0 is our biggest ever Server release. It brings an extensive set of new features to companies on GitHub Enterprise Server, enabling any company to manage DevOps and security with a set of developer-first tools that make automation, CI, CD […]

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Discussions are generally available in GitHub Mobile 1.4.0!

GitHub Mobile 1.4.0 is now generally available on Android and iOS app stores. The 1.4.0 release includes native support for GitHub Discussions: Browse ongoing discussions in repositories that have discussions enabled. Answer and reply to discussion threads. You can even create a new discussion right from your phone! Read more about GitHub Mobile or GitHub […]

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Pulling changes from GitHub to Git
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Pulling changes from GitHub to Git

Introduction In our previous article, we demonstrated how we would push our git repositories from our local system out to GitHub. In this article, we will demonstrate how we would actually make changes in a file within a repository on GitHub and then pull the changes/updates to our local machine.   Demonstration: I’ll continue to […]

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Changelog, Github

Delete directory from the web

You can now delete an entire directory of files including subdirectories from your web browser: Browse to the directory in the repository and branch that you want to delete In the top-right corner, click “…”, and then Delete directory Review the list of files Depending on your permissions and the branch protection rules, choose to […]

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Changelog, Github

Packages: ghcr.io maintenance mode on 2021-01-09

On January 9th 2021 the GitHub Container Registry, ghcr.io, will be put into maintenance mode. During this short time pushes to the service will be blocked, however pulls or downloads will remain available. For more detailed status information during maintenance, please refer to https://githubstatus.com Learn more about GitHub Container Registry

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