Gist a little bit!
What is gist?
Did you know that GitHub also operates other services: a pastebin-style site called Gist
You can share single files, parts of files, or full applications. You can access gists at https://gist.github.com.
Or discover many gists at https://gist.github.com/discover
More on gists here: https://help.github.com/categories/gists/
So that brings us to our next question:
What is pastebin?
In simple words a pastebin is a type of github where users can store only plain text.
Some Trivia: Pastebins were developed in the late 1990s to facilitate Internet Relay Chat