What is the difference between GitHub and gist?


What is the purpose of gist and how is it different from regular code sharing/maintaining using GitHub?

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GitHub is the entire site. Gists are a particular service offered on that site, namely code snippets akin to pastebin. However, everything is driven by git revision control, so gists also have complete revision histories.

Answered By – Kerrek SB

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