GitHub Mobile is Now Available for iOS and Android

GitHub used to have an official Android app years ago, but it was pulled from the Play Store in 2015.

Unfortunately, while the iOS GitHub app has a nice two-column interface for iPads, the Android app doesn't scale up to tablets very well at all. After testing the beta apps in the past few months, GitHub today announced the general availability of these apps.

GitHub first revealed that it was developing a mobile app at last year's GitHub Universe.

Apart from that, I have one small complaint with the Android version of the GitHub mobile app. "And there's been tens of thousands of team interactions since we first released the beta for download", GitHub says. Today more than 40m developers around the world use GitHub for programming various projects and the release of its mobile app comes at a ideal time.

It goes without saying that the GitHub mobile app was designed from the very beginning to enhance the task of process management, so it comes with features to "organize tasks in a swipe", as the company itself explains.

The new app is mostly the same experience from the initial beta. All of these changes were made possible as a result of 60,000 testers making nearly 35,000 comments. This dramatically expands how the app empowers users, allowing developers to share feedback and review lines of code with just a tap.

The app makes it possible for development teams to keep in contact on the move, as well as merging code from the comfort of a smartphone or tablet.