A Review of Github Copilot

A Review of Github Copilot

GitHub is the most popular platform for open source code. GitHub was already massively popular before Microsoft purchased it in 2018. Since the acquisition however, a plethora of new features have been introduced. One of those features is in beta: Copilot. Copilot is an AI pair programmer that helps prototype, learn, and write code. In this article, I examine what Copilot is, how Copilot performs on simple tasks in Python, and when Copilot should be used.

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