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GitHub for Testers

by Ben Linders Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 27, 2017

Talk to a developer about version control, and you’ll likely hear about Git as a workflow tool, and GitHub as both a place to store code and a personal resume. It can be beneficial for testers to join and use Github for personal and professional projects and to contribute to existing projects.

Development Follow 57 Followers

GitHub Invites Developers to Open Source Friday

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 28, 2017

GitHub invites developers to contribute to open source software, starting with a couple of hours every Friday.

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GitHub GraphQL API is out of Early Access

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 08, 2017

GitHub GraphQL API has recently become generally available. InfoQ has spoken with GitHub senior engineering manager Kyle Daigle.

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How to Build Open Source Communities

by Ben Linders Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 08, 2017

Seeing programming as a social activity changes how we build communities around programming. We should focus on building a community, and not on building a codebase, argued Ash Furrow at Craft. He suggested using a code of conduct, moving long or heated discussions into a Skype call or Google Hangout, avoiding fixing easy issues yourself, and distributing power and responsibilities.

DevOps Follow 97 Followers

Puppet Releases Its 2017 State of DevOps Report

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 06, 2017

The Puppet State of DevOps Report 2017 shows that high-performing IT teams are deploying more frequently and recovering faster. There is more focus on automation, with loosely coupled architectures and teams facilitating continuous delivery. Transformational leadership and lean product management practices are also key drivers behind high performing teams.

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How GitHub Revamped its DNS Infrastructure

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 04, 2017

GitHub moved from a fairly simple DNS infrastructure that served its requirements fairly well for many years to a new architecture that better supports working at GitHub scale, writes GitHub senior infrastructure engineer Joe Williams.

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GitHub Surveys Open Source: Documentation, License, Usage at Work

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 03, 2017 1

GitHub has conducted a survey on open source projects, publishing the results they found analyzing the data collected. They were interested in how developers relate to open source, what the role of documentation is and the level and impact of negative interactions appearing in projects.

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Microsoft Has Moved the Windows Code Repo to Git

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  May 25, 2017

Microsoft has completed the move of their Windows codebase from Source Depot to Git using GVFS.

Culture & Methods Follow 70 Followers

Bridging the Gap between Legacy Systems and Modern Techniques

by Ben Linders Follow 6 Followers on  May 25, 2017

Aging platforms that are managed with manual, time consuming processes can be costly. Teams can make a business case to management based on hours lost by repetitive work or re-work caused by human error for introducing modern techniques like automation tools and containers. The result is a predictable and repeatable process with minimal human interaction to deploy more often and more confidently.

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GitHub Rewrites its Desktop Client Using Electron

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  May 16, 2017 6

GitHub moved away from the native implementations of its macOS and Windows clients and replaced them with a complete rewrite based on Electron, announced GitHub’s director of client applications Phil Haack. Along with GitHub Desktop Beta, GitHub has also introduced a new beta of Atom sporting out-of-the-box Git and GitHub Integration. InfoQ has spoken with Haack.

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Git Continues to Improve Security and UI in Version 2.13

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  May 15, 2017

The latest release of Git introduces many changes aimed to improve its user interface, while also fixing two significant vulnerabilities.

Culture & Methods Follow 70 Followers

Refocusing e-Commerce with Lean

by Ben Linders Follow 6 Followers on  May 11, 2017

Auchan:Direct, the online grocery delivery service of Auchan France, decided to apply lean to develop a new e-Commerce website. Their CEO was the first customer and they used continuous and fast feedback from their clients on the new experience to improve website quality using continuous delivery.

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Jenkins Gets a Facelift with Release of Blue Ocean 1.0

by Craig Smith Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 25, 2017

Jenkins, the popular open source automation server that is used by development teams worldwide for continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines, has recently announced the general availability of Blue Ocean 1.0.

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CodePlex Shuts Down; Migration to GitHub Recommended

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 01, 2017

Microsoft has decided to stop providing free hosting services for open source projects via CodePlex. Instead they have recommend moving to GitHub or other hosting providers.

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GitLab 9 Brings Subgroups, Deploy Boards, and Integrated Monitoring

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 31, 2017

GitLab has announced version 9 of its collaborative platform for software development. Some of its most notable new features are subgroups and integrated performance monitoring, among others. InfoQ has spoken with Sid Sijbrandij, Co-Founder and CEO at GitLab.

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