iOctocat - GitHub for iOS by Dennis Reimann (Universal)
Released: Apr 23, 2009
Version: 1.8.2
Size: 2 MB
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iOctocat - GitHub for iOS

Dennis Reimann
GitHub in your pocket: The best way for staying up to date with what's going on in your projects and catching up with the open source ecosystem.

NOW 50% OFF until the release of iOctocat v2, which will be a new app.

iOctocat has a full-blown feature set, including:

*** News and Activity Feeds ***
• The latest events of repositories you watch and users you follow

*** Notifications ***
• Your personal notifications about commits, issues and pull request
• iOS push notifications for your GitHub notifications (you can enable them on a per account basis)

*** Repositories ***
• Quick access to your private and public repos plus the ones on your star- and watchlist
• See the code and recent commits of the different branches, the README, issues and forks
• Code viewer with lots of nice themes, so you can see the code in all of its beauty
• Of course you can or watch and star repositories

*** Commits ***
• Detailed information about the files that were added, removed and modified
• Browse the changes of the modified files viewing colored diffs
• And yes, you can comment on commits

*** Issues and Pull Requests ***
• View open and closed issues and pull requests
• Open new issues, edit existing ones or close the ones you fixed
• Merge pull requests on the go
• Issue and pull request discussion/commenting
• List of issues across your repositories

*** User and Organization Profiles ***
• Profiles include repositories, gists, followings and organizations/members
• Follow users

*** Gists ***
• Access to your public, private and starred gists
• Browse them the same way you can explore repositories
• Of course you can comment on gists, too

*** Search ***
• Look up users and repositories

*** Multiuser and GitHub Enterprise ***
• Use the app with multiple GitHub accounts
• Support for your companies GitHub Enterprise installation

These are the major features, plus lots more and counting. The project itself is open source software too and is rapidly improved with new feature additions as the GitHub API gets extended.

Here are some more niceties:

• Username and issue completion (as seen on GitHub)
• Get notified about GitHub status warnings
• Open almost every URL in iOctocat, by prefixing it with ioc:// instead of https://
• 1Password integration (can be used when adding an account)

*** Follow the project on Twitter ***

Buy iOctocat today and be sure to follow the project on Twitter or (@iOctocat) to be informed about what features will be added soon and when new versions ship! Twitter is also a good way to provide feedback: I'll answer your questions and respond as best as I can.

What's new in version 1.8.2
Bugfixes and stability improvements
Our verdict: Ok
  • + iOctocat - GitHub for iOS is an ok, 3.5-star app.
  • + It is currently 50% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
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