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This guide will walk through the steps needed to configure a GitHub App and run it on a server.

GitHub Apps require some setup steps to manage webhook events and connect the app registration on GitHub to your code. The app in this guide serves as a foundation that you can use to extend and build new GitHub Apps.

By the end of this guide:

After completing this project you will understand how to authenticate as a GitHub App and an installation, and how those authentication methods are different.