Intro to GitHub Copilot

Learn how to use GitHub Copilot to streamline your workflow and expedite your development.

  • Skill level

  • Time to complete

    Approx. 1 hour
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    1 course

About this course

In today’s fast-paced and fast-evolving world of software development, staying productive can be a daunting task. Fortunately, GitHub Copilot can help! GitHub Copilot is a coding assistant driven by Artificial Intelligence. It harnesses the power of AI and machine learning to provide real-time support, making the development process smoother and more efficient.

Skills you'll gain

  • Simplify complex coding tasks

  • Enhance productivity

  • Streamline your workflow


The platform

Hands-on learning

Don’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Animated demonstration of running code in Codecademy's learning environment
Meet the creator of the course
Alisha Grama
Senior Instructional Designer, Computer Science at Codecademy
Alisha is a Senior Instructional Designer in the computer science domain at Codecademy. Alisha majored in Computer Science and minored in Ethics at the University of Rochester, where she gained experience as a Teaching Assistant. Before joining Codecademy, she taught STEM concepts to secondary students, including as the Lead Algebra Teacher at a Brooklyn charter school.

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Unlock additional features with a paid plan

  • Practice Projects

    Guided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.
  • Assessments

    Auto-graded quizzes and immediate feedback help you reinforce your skills as you learn.
  • Certificate of Completion

    Earn a document to prove you've completed a course or path that you can share with your network.

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Frequently asked questions about Intro to GitHub Copilot

  • GitHub Copilot is a revolutionary AI-powered coding assistant that is transforming the way developers write code. This cutting-edge tool, developed in a collaboration between GitHub and OpenAI, represents a significant leap forward in the world of software development. It seamlessly integrates into popular Integrated Development Environments (IDEs), such as Visual Studio Code, making it accessible to a wide range of developers.