What is GitHub?

GitHub is a Git repository hosting service, that hosts your remote repository somewhere on cloud but along with this, it adds many of its own features. Meanwhile Git is a command line tool, and GitHub provides a Web-based graphical interface. GitHub also provides collaboration features i.e. wikis, access control and basic task management tools for every project.


Difference Between Git and GitHub

Git GitHub
Installed Locally Hosted on Cloud
It is a command line tool It is Administered through Web
No user management system Built-in user management system
Focused on version control and code sharing Focused on Centralized source code hosting
Open source licensed Includes a free tier and pay-for-use-tiers
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