Azure DevOps vs GitHub

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With a user base in the double-digit millions, GitHub is the perennial favorite for sharing, collaborating, and repositing code, but Azure DevOps, which started out as Visual Studio Online—then went through a name change where it was known as Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)—has been stealing some of its thunder, especially when it comes to software teams that rely heavily on Microsoft technologies such as .NET and C# in their stack.

Azure DevOps has client libraries for its API available in these programming languages: GitHub also offers a powerful API that allows users to interface with their GitHub products as well as create GitHub Apps.

The range of available tools that communicate with Azure DevOps includes not just marketplace extensions, but also: Just like with Azure DevOps, the marketplace integrations are where you will find the greatest variety of integrations for GitHub, with GitHub Apps and Actions available for everything from continuous integration to IDE support and code review.