Every Monday we take a step back and take a look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week was a particularly crazy one! GitHub was acquired by Microsoft, the Angular 6.1.0 beta season begun, and so much more!
It has been a crazy couple of days for the programming community. GitHub’s acquisition by Microsoft has dropped like an atomic bomb creating panic and/or excitement for the new era that rises for not only GitHub, but all the git-based platforms. GitLab appears to be the first to make the most out of this interesting turn of events.
Microsoft is acquiring GitHub, that’s a given. It’s time to talk about the elephant in the room and that is the impact this very expensive purchase will have on the open source community. Will you stick around or are you switching away from GitHub?
The “parent” of social coding, GitHub, was acquired by Microsoft for an eye-popping $7.5 billion. Here’s what we know so far.
What exciting GitHub repos are out there? We take a look at some of the trending Java repos and see what they have to offer. Does your favorite make the list?
Last week, GitHub released its annual transparency report for the year 2017. I know that keeping up with legalities can be really boring and time-consuming, so I will do my best to give you the highlights of the report.
What kind of projects are we working on? We took a look at the top 5 most popular Java projects on GitHub to see what everyone is excited about. From Mockitos to Guava, there are a lot of delicious projects getting forked on GitHub.
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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 GitHub now allows users to archive disused repositories to preserve projects that are no longer actively maintained.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.