Sometimes, you just don’t want the world to know your commitment history. Gitmask brings more privacy options to GitHub with anonymous commits.
GitHub is all about sharing code, so it makes sense that there’s a certain amount of code-copying on the site. However, recent research suggests that over 70% of the code on GitHub is just duplicates. While Java wins points for originality, all of the languages surveyed have a surprising amount of project plagiarism.
It’s time to do your best Indiana Jones impression: brush off the dust and carefully file that long-forgotten artifact away. GitHub now allows users to archive disused repositories to preserve projects that are no longer actively maintained.
Choosing a code repository is an important decision. But how can a team make that choice? In this article, Nataliia Kharchenko goes over the pros and cons of each of the three top code repositories.
GitHub celebrates another year in the Octoverse with 24 million developers working in over 67 million repositories. That’s an awful lot of code. Let’s take a look at what is going on in the many repositories of GitHub!
GitHub launched their new marketplace feature back in May. We’re checking in to see how bustling this little bazaar of apps and tools is doing. With seven new apps and four new categories, it looks like business is booming.
Developers, it’s time to give back to the community! More productive than Casual Friday — collaborate with our friends from GitHub on Open Source Friday!
“We actually believe that to collaborate, you don’t need to come from the same actual culture and background and heritage, but you just need to have the same vision.” JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to GitHub’s Marko Berkovic and Matthias Wiesen at DevOpsCon 2016 about how to create a company culture, the challenges involved in enforcing it, and some tips on how to make remote teams work.
Intellectual property and copyright law is byzantine by design and extensively litigated by very well paid lawyers. In a surprise move, GitHub’s new intellectual property policy throws decades of established IP precedent out the window.
Since GitHub launched in 2008, an assortment of languages have held pole position as most popular on the Git repository hosting service. Using the Linguist library to populate their list, excluding forks, the service serves up some interesting statistics.
First it was Java libraries, now Alex Zhitnitsky gets his paws into researching the top Scala libraries from 64,562 dependencies – quite the mammoth task! Read on to reap the rewards of this impressive Scala research.
Takipi’s Alex Zhitnitsky gives us a practical guide to adding Google and GitHub OAuth sign-in to your Java application.
From the pitfalls of transaction handling to the top 100 GitHub libraries, the newest edition of Thorben Janssen’s Java Weekly brings us the freshest links, updates and events in the Java world.
Looking for a different Java library to use in your next piece of work? Alex Zhitnitsky has completed this staggering research task to present the most widely used Java libraries of the most popular GitHub repos.