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