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Latest commit 08091ab Feb 24, 2017 @grokys grokys committed on GitHub Merge pull request #827 from github/fixes/824-button-tooltips
Add tooltips to View Pull Request buttons
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documentation indent steps Jan 31, 2017
lib Use new clone API in VS2017. Feb 7, 2017
script @ f870436 Bump script submodule Dec 19, 2016
scripts Fix test reporting on AppVeyor Jul 25, 2016
src Add tooltips for view PR buttons Feb 24, 2017
submodules Updated submodules with ignored .ncrunchproject files. Feb 3, 2017
.editorconfig added .editorconfig to help prevent wrong indent types Oct 28, 2016
.gitattributes Let's get this party started! Dec 12, 2014
.gitignore Merge branch 'master' into grokys/ncrunch Jan 27, 2017
.gitmodules Move all submodules to the editor-tools org Jan 31, 2017
Build-Solution.cmd Get everything building on the command line Jan 20, 2015
Build-Solution.ps1 Get a ps script going for doing public builds Dec 18, 2015
CONTRIBUTING.md Make project title Italic to draw focus. Nov 21, 2016
GitHubVS.sln Moved StartPage project into repository. Jan 4, 2017
GitHubVS.v3.ncrunchsolution Added ncrunch 3 project/solution files. Jan 27, 2017
ISSUE_TEMPLATE.md Fix typo and drop formatting Nov 20, 2016
LICENSE.md Merge pull request #862 from Phineas/patch-1 Feb 16, 2017
README.md Merge branch 'master' into fixes/move-submodules Feb 3, 2017
appveyor.yml Move all submodules to the editor-tools org Jan 31, 2017
build.cmd The build, it is fixed Feb 25, 2015
deploy-local.cmd Fix vsix signing (bump script submodule) Jan 19, 2016
deploy.cmd Quick helper script for creating a local release build May 11, 2015
install.cmd Script to un/install dev build of VSIX Feb 2, 2017
nuget.config Add nuget config to solution folder Mar 13, 2015


GitHub Extension for Visual Studio

The location of the submodules has changed as of 31-01-2017. If you have an existing clone, make sure to run git submodule sync to update your local clone with the new locations for the submodules.

The GitHub Extension for Visual Studio provides GitHub integration in Visual Studio 2015. Most of the extension UI lives in the Team Explorer pane, which is available from the View menu.

Official builds of this extension are available at the official website.

Join the chat at freenode:github-vs Join the chat at https://gitter.im/github/VisualStudio

Installing beta versions

Older and pre-release/beta/untested versions are available at the releases page, and also via a custom gallery feed for Visual Studio.

You can configure the gallery by going to Tools / Options / Extensions and Updates and adding a new gallery with the url https://visualstudio.github.com/releases/feed.rss. The gallery will now be available from Tools / Extensions and Updates.

Beta releases will have (beta) in their title in the gallery, following the version number. You can view the release notes in the gallery by hovering over the description, or by clicking the Release Notes link on the right side.

Build requirements

  • Visual Studio 2015
  • Visual Studio SDK


Clone the repository and its submodules in a git GUI client or via the command line:

git clone https://github.com/github/VisualStudio
cd VisualStudio
git submodule init
git submodule deinit script
git submodule update

Open the GitHubVS.sln solution with Visual Studio 2015. To be able to use the GitHub API, you'll need to:

More information

  • Andreia Gaita's presentation at Codemania 2016 about this extension.


Visit the Contributor Guidelines for details on how to contribute as well as the Open Code of Conduct for details on how to participate.


Copyright 2015 - 2017 GitHub, Inc.

Licensed under the MIT License