The first addition is the ability to get the latest published release for a repository. This uses the command:
Secondly, users can also get a release by tag name. However, users must have push access to the repository to view draft releases. To get a release by tag name, use the command:
Launched in July of 2013, the Releases API has been a popular workflow tool, helping developers distribute the latest versions of their software to end users, while also allowing them to define releases explicitly.