Know your scopes: GitHub


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After Reddit and VirtualBox, the third post of the Know your scopes series is about a developer scope : the GitHub one, originally written by Chris Wayne.

Search by project, by user

Its main feature is to give you quick access to almost every project on GitHub. For each result, it uses the mimetype icon of the main language of the project and a double-click (or enter) takes you to the page. The fastest way to activate it is to use the git keyword (it also works with github or code): eg. git:gedit

githubscope_searchThe number of results is limited to 10, which is an automatic limit enforced on server-side scopes. One that will probably be revisited over time, per scope, based on usage frequency.

You can also find projects from a specific user with the @ search modificator.
eg. git:@didrocks



Previewing a result gives you the…

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