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The Hottest Tech Trends in 2018 According to GitHub

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Dec 10, 2017

Data, workflow integration, and open source tools are among the trends that Jason Warner, GitHub senior vice-president of technology, identifies as key for company success in 2018.

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GitHub Launches Security Alerts

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 25, 2017

GitHub has launched a new security alerts feature which will scan a project's dependencies for known vulnerabilities. Once found, users will be automatically alerted and presented with more information about the vulnerability, including its severity level and resolution steps.

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GitHub Team Discussions Aim to Improve Collaboration

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Nov 20, 2017

Announced at its last Universe conference, Team discussions aim to power processes like planning, analysis, design, and others directly from within GitHub.

Architecture & Design Follow 896 Followers

How GitHub Uses Spokes for Cross Data-Center Replication

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 19, 2017

Micheal Haggerty, infrastructure engineer at GitHub, has published a blog explaining how GitHub has engineered Spokes, their replication system, to function over large distances. This includes reducing round trips, introducing a three-phase commit, reference update performance optimisations and various other tweaks.

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GitHub Introduces Dependency Graph and Security Alerts

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Oct 11, 2017

At its Universe conference, GitHub announced a number of features aiming to make your code more protected. These include a dependency graph and, built on top of the former, security alerts. Additionally, GitHub now provides a recommender to help you discover projects you may be interested in, and a new Explore experience, offering a curated selection of collections, topics, and other resources.

Cloud Follow 108 Followers

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure App Service on Linux and Web App for Containers

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Sep 17, 2017

Microsoft recently announced the availability of Azure App Service running on Linux and support for Web App for Containers. When provisioning web apps, developers now have the ability to choose an underlying Operating System of Windows or Linux. They also have the ability to ingest containerized applications from popular container repositories.

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GitHub and Facebook Team up with Atom-IDE

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 14, 2017 3

GitHub and Facebook have teamed up to release Atom-IDE, a collection of packages meant to make the Atom text editor more full featured. Much of the work is taken from Facebook's Nuclide project. However, the license and the velocity of competitors makes Atom's future unclear.

Culture & Methods Follow 278 Followers

GitHub for Testers

by Ben Linders Follow 12 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.

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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 6 Followers on  Jun 08, 2017

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

Culture & Methods Follow 278 Followers

How to Build Open Source Communities

by Ben Linders Follow 12 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.

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Puppet Releases Its 2017 State of DevOps Report

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 5 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 6 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.

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