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SaaS Platform for Managing Configurations Enters Private Beta

by Richard Seroter Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 17, 2018 1

Config is a new SaaS offering for managing configuration files. Created by Bien David in 2017, the company looks to simplify how teams store and access configurations used by systems, apps, modules, environments, and server instances. InfoQ spoke to the team behind Config to learn more about how these problems are solved.

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Go Language Now Accepts Patches via GitHub Pull Requests

by Sergio De Simone Follow 9 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

Google has started mirroring GitHub PRs for Go into Gerrit, Go’s upstream Git server, thus making it easier for developers to contribute to Go development.

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GitHub Introduces Multiple Commit Authors

by Sergio De Simone Follow 9 Followers on  Jan 31, 2018

GitHub has started supporting multiple commit authors. The new feature is meant to improve collaboration from several developers on the same commits or pulls requests and ensures every author gets attribution of their commits in their profile contributions graph and the repository’s statistics.

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DevOps Workbench Launched by ZeroStack

by Helen Beal Follow 2 Followers on  Jan 12, 2018

Private cloud provider, ZeroStack, has announced a self-service capability from which developers can create their own workbenches. Forty developer tools from a mix of open source and commercial providers are available to users of the DevOps Workbench through Zerostack’s Intelligent Cloud Platform.

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The Hottest Tech Trends in 2018 According to GitHub

by Sergio De Simone Follow 9 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 2 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 9 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.

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How GitHub Uses Spokes for Cross Data-Center Replication

by Andrew Morgan Follow 2 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 9 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.

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

by Kent Weare Follow 8 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.

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GitHub for Testers

by Ben Linders Follow 18 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 5 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 9 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 18 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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