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GitHub Desktop Documentation

This is the GitHub Desktop development documentation.


If you are interested in contributing to the project, you should read these resources to get familiar with how things work:


Details about how the team is organizing and shipping GitHub Desktop:


These documents contain more details about the internals of GitHub Desktop and how things work:

  • Dialogs - details about the dialog component API
  • Windows menu bar - Electron doesn't provide inbuilt support for styling the menu for Windows, so we've created our own custom components to achieve this.
  • Developer OAuth App - GitHub Desktop ships with the ability to OAuth on behalf of a user. A developer OAuth app is bundled to reduce the friction of getting started.
  • Building and Packaging Desktop - Outlines how Desktop is currently packaged for all platforms