Using GitHub Copilot for 4 months

by Jan 16, 2023

I used GitHub Copilot for 4 months. My 5 Key Takeaways.

What is GitHub Copilot? Your AI pair programmer! It’s an extension in your favorite code editor that helps writing code, using AI.

I use it daily and there aren’t a lot of tools I use daily!

My Key Takeaways:

βœ… Code completion.

It is good, it’s exceptionally good! It often impresses me.

βœ… Convert Comments to Code

Enter a comment describing what you want to do and look at the magic πŸ’₯!

βœ… Autofill Repetitive Code

Writing large blocks of boilerplate code? Just input a few examples of the pattern. Copilot will handle the rest.

βœ… Error prevention

Suggestions are the most probable, relevant, and safest code. It reduces the chance of writing errors.

βœ… Finding solutions

Sometimes I go through different suggestions, to see alternative solutions to my problem.

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