by Nick Karnik

GitHub Extensions to Boost Your Productivity

Here are GitHub Extensions that I use. They will enable you to improve your productivity on GitHub. Please share your favorite extensions in the comments.

Octotree allows easy exploration of the source code within the browser through a panel on the left:

github-dashboard provides the ability to filter events on the activity dashboard

Sourcegraph allows going to the definition and finding references within the code

Octolinker allows navigating through the code more efficiently by turning module imports into clickable links so you can easily view their source

github-repo-size displays repository size and individual file sizes on GitHub

refined-github simplifies the GitHub interface and adds several useful features

No more jumps caused by recently pushed branches (They are moved to the side)

Reaction avatars showing who reacted to a comment

The option to wait for checks when merging a P

Clickable references to issues and pull requests

Links to an issue’s closing commit or pull request

ZenHub is a better way to manage your GitHub Issues. It supports Multi-repo Boards, Epics, and reports — all inside of GitHub

github-npm-stats displays npm download stats on a GitHub repo

npmhub displays npm dependencies on GitHub repos

isometric-contributions renders an isometric pixel art version of GitHub contribution graphs

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