Intro to GitHub Copilot

Learn how to use GitHub Copilot to streamline your workflow and development. This course provides an in-depth understanding of the AI-driven coding assistant.

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  • Prerequisites

    1 course
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Intro to GitHub Copilot:
    • Learn Git & GitHub

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. In this course, we’ll dive into GitHub Copilot and explore how it can transform your coding experience, enhance productivity, and simplify complex coding tasks.

Skills you'll gain

  • Learn how to use GitHub Copilot to simplify complex coding tasks and enhance productivity

  • Understand how GitHub Copilot works and its limitations

  • Set up your GitHub Copilot account

  • Write your first function with GitHub Copilot

The platform

Hands-on learning

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Meet the creator of the course
Zoe Bachman
Curriculum Director
Curriculum Director at Codecademy and creative technologist. She has designed a range of Codecademy courses, including Learn HTML, Learn C#, Learn Alexa, and the beginner-friendly Learn How to Code.

Intro to GitHub Copilot course ratings and reviews

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  • The progress I have made since starting to use codecademy is immense! I can study for short periods or long periods at my own convenience - mostly late in the evenings.
    Codecademy Learner @ USA
  • I felt like I learned months in a week. I love how Codecademy uses learning by practice and gives great challenges to help the learner to understand a new concept and subject.
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  • Brilliant learning experience. Very interactive. Literally a game changer if you're learning on your own.
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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.

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