Nothing lasts forever, except maybe code mistakes? On February 2, 2020 a GitHub snapshot will take a trip near the North Pole and enter the Arctic Code Vault. All active, public repos on GitHub will join the endeavor to help secure open source code for future generations, so it is time to triple check your projects before they go into cold storage.
It’s that time of the year again! GitHub released the newest edition of its annual State of the Octoverse report. The report shows which programming languages and projects are most popular on GitHub and which are trending. Let’s see who this year’s winners are.
Another month has passed, and that means it’s time to collect our favorite GitHub repos and explore some of the coolest, most impressive, or most interesting projects that we found. October 2019 brought us plenty of projects, including an easy way to create documentation, a low-tech operating system for the end of the world, and more.
Boo!—It’s that time of year again and spooky things are happening in the tech world. We’ve compiled a Halloween collection of scary database stories, games and more. Find out what horrors await when dev, test, and prod are all on the same server, as well as what GitHub and Google have in store for us this year. Let’s dive into our Halloween special, but only if you’re not afraid of getting nightmares.
Summer is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the hot GitHub repos have slowed down. This month, we feature a lightweight API request builder, a cloud-based spreadsheet app with Python implementation, a handy terminal tool that will have you saying WTF, and more. Come check out some of our favorite open source projects that we saw in August, 2019!
OpenJFX is currently hosted on Mercurial, but with Project Skara in the pipeline and JavaFX already partially on GitHub, Kevin Rushforth thinks it’s time to talk about moving OpenJFX there as well. It couldn’t have come at a better time because Bitbucket announced this week that they are shutting down Mercurial for good next summer.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week we had an eye-opening interview about OpenWebStart, discussed the implications of the GitHub restrictions imposed over trade laws & more. Let’s take a look.
Software, access, and realpolitik — How should open source communities respond to the GitHub restrictions?
What happens when open source isn’t open to all? GitHub made headlines recently when it made it difficult for developers in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria to access private repository services. This has opened up a conversation that needs to happen regarding free and open source software.
Take a break from the sun, get indoors, and check out some of the hottest GitHub repos. This month, some of our favorite GitHub repos from July 2019 included an extensible Java-Fx based alternative to Postman, an autonomous car platform, and a bit of space travel history that’s out of this world.
Happy August everyone! Wow it’s been hot in Europe – over 40°C where we are! Don’t worry, we’ve got some awesome news to cool you down. Last month, we featured some amazing articles and we had a look at the most interesting news that went live. Let’s have a look!
Put on your sunscreen, because these repos are hot! This month, some of our favorite GitHub repos for June 2019 include a new open source programming language that takes inspiration from Go, a robotics platform built in Python, and a repo full of Kubernetes failure stories that will have you laughing and learning.
Pick through the trending GitHub projects page and pick our your favorite array for a spring bouquet. As we enter June, today we look at some of the coolest GitHub repos that trended in May 2019, including a renderless rich-text editor for Vue.js, an in-progress mathematical diagram creator, a new way to create a portfolio from GitHub, and more!