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GitHub Copilot - Your AI pair programmer

Powered by OpenAI and Microsoft, GitHub Copilot lets you code confidently. With GitHub Copilot, get suggestions for whole lines or entire functions right inside your editor.
GitHub Copilot - Your AI pair programmer

GitHub has launched a GitHub Copilot, a product that leverages AI to help you write code more efficiently. This AI tool can suggest lines of code and even sometimes entire functions. Trained on billions of lines of public code, GitHub Copilot puts the knowledge you need at your fingertips, saving you time and helping you stay focused.

GitHub has partnered with OpenAI to develop this tool that should improve productivity and make it easier to learn how to code. It has been trained on billions of lines of code — many of them are hosted and available publicly on GitHub itself. When you’re writing code, GitHub Copilot suggests code as you type. You can cycle through suggestions, accept or reject them. In order to figure out what you’re currently coding, GitHub Copilot tries to parse the meaning of a comment, the name of the function you are writing or the past couple of lines.

Credits: https://copilot.github.com/

GitHub Copilot is powered by Codex, the new AI system created by OpenAI. It understands significantly more context than most code assistants. So, whether it’s in a docstring, comment, function name, or the code itself, GitHub Copilot uses the context you’ve provided and synthesizes code to match. GitHub Copilot integrates directly with Visual Studio Code. It currently works best with Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, Ruby and Go.

The image below shows how GitHub Copilot works.

Credits: https://copilot.github.com/

Below are some key points on how GitHub Copilot benefits programmers:

  1. Convert comments to code
  2. Autofill for repetitive code
  3. Tests without the toil
  4. Shows alternatives for different approach

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GitHub previews new AI tool that makes coding suggestions – TechCrunch
GitHub has unveiled a new product that leverages artificial intelligence to help you write code more efficiently. Named GitHub Copilot, today’s new product can suggest lines of code and even sometimes entire functions. GitHub has partnered with OpenAI to develop this tool. It doesn’t replace develop…
https://techcrunch.com/2021/06/29/github-previews-new-ai-tool-that-makes-coding-suggestions/