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Demystify history with GitHub Copilot commit explanations

Have you ever struggled to understand what a commit was doing or why it was made? Do you wish you had more clarity and context when reviewing or collaborating on code changes? If you answered yes, then you'll love what GitHub Copilot can do for you: generate commit explanations. GitHub Copilot can analyze your code differences and produce ...

Dive into native Windows development with new WinUI workload and template improvements

At //Build 2024, the WinUI team announced a renewed focus on WinUI as one of the premier app development frameworks we recommend for native Windows app development. To make it as seamless and easy as possible to get into coding, we created a new Windows Dev Center page, streamlined our Getting Started with WinUI documentation, and partnered ...

Let GitHub Copilot draft your pull request description

Writing good pull request descriptions is essential for effective code reviews and collaboration. But it’s time-consuming and tedious, especially when you have multiple commits or complex changes. That's why we’re highlighting a feature that will make your life better with the help of GitHub Copilot: generated pull request descriptions. ...