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What Web-based SaaS product do you use daily and more than 4 hours per day?

Is there any Web-based SaaS product you use for your day job or personal work, at least 4 hours per day? Is it forced (you're mandated to) or value-based (it's crucial for the problems that you're...

What software are you most thankful for?

It's hard to imagine the world without software—without video calls and instant messages and spellcheck and all the tiny bits of software we rely on without thinking. What software changed your li...

Push surveys based on location

Any ideas on if / how it might be possible to push an invitation for a survey to smartphones based on location. E.g. rail user enters railway station, and they see a pop up on their phone inviting...

How many SaaS tools do you collaborate across on a daily basis?

When I used to work at a large company I remember my work being spread across GitHub, Google Drive, Slack, Datadog, Figma and Dropbox, in that order. I pay close attention to my workflows and I not...

What self-hosted software do you use?

The CMS for your blog or website is likely self-hosted—unless you're using a service like Ghost's hosting or a website builder tool like Squarespace. That's often supplemented with hosted services...

Breakdown of software I'm using to build a SaaS

Here's a breakdown of apps I'm using to build a SaaS: Heroku as I'm not a DevOps, and I don't know anything about Docker. Heroku is good with all the add-on they offered (and locked you in?) Twi...

Tip: SparkleShare is a free, open-source Dropbox alternative that syncs via Git.

Thanks for the tip in the writing apps discussion @aredridel!

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What are some of the best GitHub Actions you've built so far?

I just discovered GitHub Actions' debugging tooltips that decipher Cron job times, which look incredibly handy. What cool features have you found in GitHub Actions, and what have you built with the...

How do you rename a GitHub repository?

Would like to change a repository name from's website.

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How do you upload files and folders to GitHub?

I'd like to add files to my GitHub repository from the browser. Can you do that?

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How do you change your GitHub username?

I'd like to switch my GitHub username, but can't find the option.

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How do you use GitHub Desktop?

Can you do everything in GitHub's Mac and Windows apps that you can from terminal?

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How do you add a custom domain to GitHub Pages?

I've got a simple website explaining my project in GitHub Pages; is there a way to put my own .com on it?

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How do you delete a GitHub folder?

Trying to clean up my GitHub repository from GitHub's website; is there a way to remove unneeded files and folders?

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How do you merge a branch to master in GitHub?

Need to get my changes added, and only have access to How can I merge changes in GitHub's website?

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How do you delete a GitHub branch?

I've made a new branch on my GitHub repository, and decided I didn't need the changes. Where can you delete the branch online?

How do you download files from GitHub?

I need to download a folder from a GitHub repository. How can I do that without using Git?

How do you delete a GitHub repository?

I want to remove an older GitHub repository from my profile, but can't find where to do that from GitHub's website.

What's the easiest way to publish a simple website from a GitHub repo?

GitHub pages is good, but requires the repo to be public. Is there an easy/cheap way to do this with a private repo?

What is the best reason to use GitHub?

That is, why would you pick GitHub versus a self-hosted git workflow, Bitbucket, or Gitlab?

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What is the most frustrating thing in GitHub?

Anything that makes your development and collaboration workflow worse?

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Do you manage projects and issues in GitHub, or other apps?

Our team uses both Jira and GitHub issues, but that's a bit confusing. What have you settled on for issues?

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How difficult was it to switch to using GitHub?

Before your team used GitHub, what was your software collaboration system and how difficult was it to migrate to GitHub—especially if you were using Mercurial?

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Do you use GitHub’s desktop app or git in Terminal?

I find the desktop app much easier to get started, but harder to resolve issues. You?

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Has anything changed with GitHub since it was acquired by Microsoft?

Private repositories in the free plan are one major change—anything else you've noticed?

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GitHub Enterprise users: What did you need beyond what the Team plan offered?

Seems the primary difference is the uptime guarantee; is there anything else major that the Enterprise plan offers?

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How do GitHub annual plans work?

Do you pay all at once, or pay with their annual discount each month?

Did you downgrade your GitHub plan once it added free private repositories?

GitHub free private repositories are a bit limited—especially with only 3 collaborators—but curious how many people found the free plan enough for their needs with that one change.

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How does GitHub compare to Bitbucket?

If you've used both and switched—what made GitHub or Bitbucket better?

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