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GitLab 8.9 Adds File Locking, Hardware U2F Support

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 24, 2016

The release of GitLab 8.9 brings a file locking, a refreshed UI, and hardware-based two-factor authentication. Teaming up with Yubico, developers can now use a hardware YubiKey to automatically authenticate a GitLab session without having to type in a 6-digit TOTP code. In addition, file locking will keep binary assets from getting destroyed during a merge.

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GitHub Announces Electron 1.0, Devtron and Unlimited Private Repositories

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  May 11, 2016

GitHub has announced the Electron 1.0 milestone and a new pricing model including unlimited private repositories for paid plans.

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Oracle to Close Java.net and Kenai.com Forges

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  May 11, 2016 2

Oracle has announced that the Kenai.com and Java.net forges will be closed in approximately one year; project administrators have been advised to request all their project data so they can continue to operate elsewhere. The move seems to be aligned to other similar decisions in the market, after sites like Codehaus and Google Code also announced previous closures.

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GitHub’s DGit Improves Reliability, Performance, and Availability

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Apr 07, 2016 1

GitHub has been quietly rolling out DGit, short for “distributed Git”, a new distributed storage system built on top of Git with the aim of improving reliability, availability, and performance of using GitHub.

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Agile Epics in GitHub with ZenHub Epics

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Apr 05, 2016

GitHub-based project management solution ZenHub has recently introduced “Epics”, a new tool that provides a complete re-work of GitHub issues and issue management that aims to make it possible to fully manage product roadmaps inside of GitHub.

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GitHub Introduces Reactions to Provide Feedback on Issues and Pull Requests

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Mar 14, 2016

Following on from the introduction of templates, GitHub has added another new feature, Reactions, that aims to allow developers to vote on issues, comments, or PRs using emoticons.

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GitHub Introduce Issue and Pull Request Templates, Direct File Upload

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 23, 2016

GitHub introduced a new, highly requested feature that will allow project maintainers to define custom templates for issues and pull requests. Additionally, GitHub’s web UI now supports the possibility of uploading files.

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GitHub Responds to 'Dear GitHub' letter

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 12, 2016

GitHub has responded to the 'Dear GitHub' letter, with plans of how they propose to address the issues raised in the future.

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GitHub Pages Moves to Jekyll 3.0 to Improve Performance

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 09, 2016

According to GitHub, Jekyll 3.0 will make GitHub Pages faster and easier to use, though the switch will not be painless for all existing sites due to some features being removed in the process.

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"Dear GitHub…" — An Open Letter to GitHub

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Jan 18, 2016 1

A growing group of open source project maintainers, including some of the most popular projects on GitHub, have signed an open letter to express their frustration and complaints about what they experience as a feeling of being ignored and being invisible to GitHub’s eyes. InfoQ has spoken with James Kyle, one of the open letter’s initial signees.

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Python will be Moving to GitHub

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Jan 15, 2016 2

Brett Cannon, who is currently in charge of Python's development process, has announced on Python core workflow mailing list that Python will be moving to GitHub. InfoQ has spoken with Brett Cannon to learn more about the benefits that this decision should bring, what the next steps are in the process, and other relevant details.

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Best Practices for Open-source Projects

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Dec 01, 2015 3

GitHub’s Phil Haack hosted a panel on Channel 9 that focused on best practices for open source projects.

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ZenHub is now Integrated with GitHub Enterprise

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 07, 2015

ZenHub is a collaboration and project management tool integrated with GitHub. Their latest version is integrated with GitHub Enterprise.

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GitHub Revoked Compromised and Unsecure SSH Keys

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Jun 11, 2015

GitHub has recently started revoking SSH keys that were deemed to be compromised or otherwise insecure. Systems engineer Ben Cartwright-Cox was the author of the research that uncovered the issues. InfoQ has spoken with him.

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Google Moves Dart to GitHub and Kills the Chrome Dev Editor

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 04, 2015 10

Google designed Dart as a better language for the web, for developers who wanted a more solid language and tools than what existed in the JavaScript ecosystem. Also, they aimed for better performance. While Dart is certainly more robust and better designed than JavaScript and it outperforms JavaScript on several benchmarks, the language has seen several setbacks.

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