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GitHub Gist Reviews

Gist is a simple way to share snippets and pastes with others.

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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about GitHub Gist and what they use it for.
  • Help…I’m slightly embarrassed to post this…but could anyone look at my profile and let me know if there are any “newbie red flags”. I’ve fallen in love with Python and decided to post projects from the classes I’ve taken. I’ve got more advanced projects to post and still have some project cleaning!
    If you are learning things, you could also create github gists. That way your repos will only be coding related, while you can create tutorials / work exercises in gists. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Best Practice for keeping a library of code/functions to reuse in future projects
    I use Github, both for full repos and for short gists. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Flutter Challenges: Challenge 02
    On the other hand, shared DartPads are just gists on GitHub so theoretically they can include code that works with different packages. Of course, such gists will not compile in DartPad and will be displayed as having errors :(. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Best way to make notes about coding?
    Perhaps github gists? - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Some information that may be useful on the *nature of the problem* posed by the pandemic and SARS-cov-2 virus
    I looked at Github gists, but they are focused in displaying the markdown sourcecode (so e.g. Hyperlinks won't be clickable [1] ). Options just don't seem to be focused on simply hosting PDFs/information with clickable references. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Why doesn't GitHub censor racial slurs on gists?
    While I was streaming my desktop display on Twitch + YouTube, I viewed one of the results on to see the content of some automated gist creations. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • feedback on my java exercises (very beginner)
    I think it’s a good idea to have your code reviewed to see if it matches the requirements. For sharing the code, you could use or (pretty sure you need a GitHub account to post and comment on it) but you could upload it to either of those places then post here for comments about it. Or just post the code here. I’ve seen a few posts with code review in it. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • How I automated my workstation setup
    The base (or vanilla) Arch does not come with the regular graphical installer that most of us are familiar with. Instead, the entire installation happens within a command-line terminal and involves typing a lot of commands manually. Arch documentation is enormous for almost everything and hence they have a pretty detailed page dedicated for installation as well, which you can find here. After I successfully... - Source: / about 2 years ago

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