The GitHub Repository Webhooks API allows developers to integrate the GitHub Webhooks service into their applications, enabling repository admins to manage the post-receive hooks for a repository. GitHub is one of the software providers that specialize in a wide range of application development.
This is the first part of our series on push technologies. This article will look at Webhooks, explaining what they are, how they work and why they are well suited to use cases where the underlying data is constantly refreshing. We will also look at examples of APIs that are supporting this style.