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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.

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GitHub for Testers

by Ben Linders Follow 8 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 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 8 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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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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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.

DevOps Follow 172 Followers

Jenkins Gets a Facelift with Release of Blue Ocean 1.0

by Craig Smith Follow 3 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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GitHub Steps Up to Recognizing Developers' Creative Rights

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 22, 2017

GitHub’s Balanced Employee Intellectual Property agreement (BEIPA) is an attempt to strike a new balance to assign developers more rights on their intellectual creation outside of work. By making it an open source project, GitHub also hopes to make it reusable and open to outside contributions.

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GitHub Invites Developers to Contribute to the Open Source Guides

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 24, 2017

GitHub has recently launched its Open Source Guides, a collection of resources addressing the most common scenarios and best practices for both contributors and maintainers of open source projects. The guides themselves are open source and GitHub is actively inviting developers to participate and share their stories. InfoQ spoke with Brandon Keepers, GitHub’s Head of Open Source.

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GitHub New Organization Membership APIs Now in Preview

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 30, 2016

GitHub has introduced new API endpoints to better manage organizations on its platform. A new Outside Collaborators API will enable remote administration of access privileges and user-management.

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