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Learning about GitHub

GitHub's products

Types of GitHub accounts

Your user account is your identity on GitHub. Your user account can be a member of any number of organizations. Organizations can belong to enterprise accounts.

Access permissions on GitHub

While you can grant read/write access to collaborators on a personal repository, members of an organization can have more granular access permissions for the organization's repositories.

GitHub glossary

Below are a list of some Git and GitHub specific terms we use across our sites and documentation.

Git cheatsheet

Git and GitHub learning resources

There are a lot of helpful Git and GitHub resources on the web. This is a short list of our favorites!

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