GitHub for the desktop now lets you mention other users and reference issues, just as you can on the Web.
It also works exactly the same on the desktop; just use the ‘@‘ symbol before names to mention friends or coworkers, and the ‘#’ to reference known issues.
New York, are you ready?
We’re building Momentum: an all killer, no filler event this November.
Oh yeah — you can also use ‘:’ to add emoji to your commits and pull requests. Yay!