GitHub Co-Pilot - Our verdict
Coding on cruise control. AI-powered development tool that allows nonprofits, activists, and campaigners to enhance software development. Possibly the best in class right now.
What are the use cases for campaigners?
Building and Managing Effective Campaigns:
- GitHub Co-Pilot quickens the development of campaign websites and applications, reducing the time needed for coding tasks.
- Nonprofits can efficiently create platforms for advocacy, fundraising, and awareness campaigns with AI assistance.
Code Quality and Security:
- Ensure the security and quality of campaign code by using GitHub Co-Pilot and avoid vulnerabilities in your applications or websites with real-time checks.
- Facilitate collaboration among campaign teams by allowing developers to quickly adapt to new codebases.
Code Suggestions and Optimisation:
- Receive code suggestions via AI, enhancing coding efficiency for campaign development.
- Utilise natural language prompts to generate coding suggestions based on your campaign's context and style.
How do I use it?
Below are some helpful guides and reviews for your perusal:
Who's behind it?
GitHub (a Microsoft branch) introduced Copilot on June 29, 2021, though its evolution traces its roots back to the 'Bing Code Search' plugin for Visual Studio 2013, a Microsoft Research project that debuted in February 2014, laying the foundation for GitHub Copilot's intelligent code completion capabilities.
What does it cost?
Co-Pilot is a paid GitHub add-on with affordable pricing choices and a free month-long trial.