The move from Mercurial to Git and GitHub is imminent. With Java 16, the remaining projects – including the JDK itself – will finally move. Mercurial has been under criticism for some time now and Project Skara has presented clear results, the two corresponding JEPs have now been earmarked for Java 16. Let’s take a closer look.
Let’s take a look at Codespaces, one of the newest announcements from Satellite 2020 and see how it will make contributing towards open source easier than ever. This new dev environment runs entirely within the browser and is powered by VS Code.
How does working remotely affect productivity and well-being? A special report from GitHub took a look at the stats, how developer productivity is holding up during the pandemic and how it has affected contributions to open source.
It’s that time of the month again, time to browse the GitHub trending page and pick the best, coolest, or most impressive open source projects for the month. In April 2020, we saw a Flutter boot camp, a conference tool, and more.
GitHub has lifted the limit on its private repositories, allowing an unlimited amount of collaborators for all users. According to GitHub, this is not a temporary bonus. Unlimited private repositories are here to stay! Furthermore, team pricing has been reduced.
The version control system Git has become the de facto standard when it comes to decentralized management of source code. Hardly any other system has had such a strong influence on the way we develop software today over the past decades. For the occasion of Git’s 15th birthday, we spoke to seven experts about their experiences and wishes for the future. In our Git expert check, they also talk about what is still missing in Git and what features they like best.
Time to round up some of the coolest, most interesting, and best open source GitHub repositories that we’ve seen this month. In March 2020, we took a look at a mathematical animation engine, an experimental toolchain from Facebook, and a Kubernetes IDE.
Programmers are in a unique position where not only can they typically work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they can help lend a hand. Help fight COVID-19 and donate your computing power, help create a community app, and keep on social distancing!
After months of testing and over 100 pull requests, the new update for GitHub Mobile officially brings the app out of beta mode. It introduces a fully-native experience on your phone and is available for both Android and iOS devices on the Google Play and App Store.
It’s that time of the month again, time to browse the GitHub trending page and pick the best, coolest, or most impressive open source projects for the month. In February 2020 we saw a magical TensorFlow.js experiment, an open source note-taking application, a product analysis tool for developers, and more. See what our favorites of the month were.
GitHub has released GitHub Enterprise Server 2.20—and Microsoft for Startups now includes free access to the enterprise service. The latest release of GitHub Enterprise Server provides new options for converting public repositories into internal ones, expanded branch protection rules and more.
GitHub on the command line is now available as beta version. It allows you to create pull requests, view bug details and more—directly from the CLI. The beta program of GitHub CLI is open to macOS, Windows and Linux users, and GitHub is open for feedback on improving its latest tool.
The GitHub Archive Program has entered the next step of storing open source repositories in the Arctic for 1,000 years. On February 2, 2020 GitHub took a snapshot of all active public repos to archive in the fault and production is underway. Did your code make it into the archive? There is still some time to help out with the user guide, which will close on February 29, 2020.