What is the difference between Git and GitHub?


Git GitHub
What is? A Software A Service
For What? Manage source code history Hosting service for git repositories
Maintained by? Linux Microsoft
Installed on? Locally on the system Hosted on the web
Focus? Version control and code sharing Centralized source code hosting
Interface? Command-line Graphical user interface
User Management? No user management feature Built-in management feature
Released in? 2005 2008
URL https://git-scm.com/ https://github.com/
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Simply put, GIT is a tool for code management while GitHub is the service for GIT repositories.