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Microsoft to Acquire GitHub for $7.5 Billion

by Daniel Bryant Follow 628 Followers on  Jun 04, 2018

Microsoft has announced an agreement to acquire GitHub, the software development platform and web-based hosting service for version control using Git. The deal should close later in the year, and both parties have stated that GitHub will remain an open platform that is committed to supporting developers using any tools and deploying to any platform.

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GitHub Checks API Enables Apps for Advanced Continuous Integration

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  May 09, 2018

GitHub Checks API aims to make it possible to integrate code checks into a continuous integration workflow. For example this could mean linting a source file and present the results directly in the pull request view. The feedback can be so detailed as desired, e.g., showing the line of code causing a problem, thus allowing the commit author to fix the issues and run a new check on the code.

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GitHub Security Alerts Detected over Four Million Vulnerabilities

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Mar 21, 2018

Launched last October, GitHub security alerts significantly reduced the time it takes for developers to remove vulnerabilities from their Ruby and JavaScript projects, says GitHub.

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GitHub Licensed Aims to Make it Easier to Comply with OSS Licenses

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Mar 19, 2018

GitHub Licensed is an open-source tool that aims to simplify the chore of ensuring license soundness and documentation for all dependencies of a GitHub project.

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Go Language Now Accepts Patches via GitHub Pull Requests

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 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 12 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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The Hottest Tech Trends in 2018 According to GitHub

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 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 3 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 12 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 3 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 12 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 9 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 4 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 20 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 7 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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