App Description

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.

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, issue, and emoji 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)

*** Comparison with v1 of iOctocat ***


• Fork a repository
• Pagination for lists
• Fullscreen in file- and webview
• List tags for repository
• Support for submodules
• Issue search and filtering
• Manage labels, milestones, and assignees for issues and pull requests
• Markdown rendering in issues and comments
• Support for emojis (including autocompletion)
• Copy, edit and delete comments (via long press on the comment)
• Aggregated diff with all file changes for pull requests
• Drafts for issues, milestones and comments
• Reference issue in pull request
• Search with options for sorting and language
• Automatically refresh notifications when the app opens
• Added releases
• Display issue/pull request events (i.e. closed, merged) alongside comments


• Links in event items instead of buttons
• Improve accessibility. Thanks @dusek
• Massive improvements for viewing files in commits and pull requests
• Performance improvements for table views with cells with dynamic height
• Improved handling of URLs opened from external application
• Display all pull request comments (consisting of issue-, commit-, and review comments)

*** 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! Social media is also a good way to provide feedback: I'll answer your questions and respond as best as I can.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

March 07, 2014 New version 2.3.3
February 28, 2014 New version 2.3.2
January 29, 2014 New version 2.3.1
November 22, 2013 New version 2.2.2
November 08, 2013 New version 2.2.0
November 07, 2013 Price Decrease: $9.99 -> FREE!
August 08, 2013 Initial Release

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