Gitray – Easy Project Navigation on GitHub
Gitray is a web application for viewing the files of a project on GitHub by emulating a text editor with a project directory tree. Author’s motivation:
I found that I wanted a quick way to view a project without having to clone it and open it in Sublime. Navigating the GitHub site can be disorienting if it’s a large project. There may be a faster solution or alternative to what you wanted but it was a joy to work with the github api anyway
To use it, they can go to gitray.com and enter a project’s URL on GitHub or directly replace “github.com” with “gitray.com” in a project’s url and run it in their browser.
Example – http://github.com/Jonovono/gitray by: http://gitray.com/Jonovono/gitray
The code can also be cloned and run on your machine as a Node.
The limitations of the project -for now- are:
It does not have authentication, so private projects cannot be viewed
You can only see the master branch of a project
It has no search
It is an interesting project that can be used to quickly navigate a project and see above what it brings. Quite practical and simple, you can see its source code on GitHub.