What Google, GitHub and artificial cats are doing for Halloween

Halloween Special 2019: Bats, cats and scary developer stories

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.

Our favorite GitHub repos

The trendy five: Usher in autumn with our favorite September 2019 GitHub repos

Another month has passed us by, and you know what that means. Time to reflect upon our favorite GitHub repos for the month! In September, we checked out some cool projects, including a modern shell written in Rust, an award-winning JavaScript tool for working in immutable state, and a font that might just make coding a little easier on the eyes.

Our favorite GitHub repos

The trendy five: Closing summer with our favorite August 2019 GitHub repos

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!

All aboard the GitHub train

OpenJFX to follow Java and migrate to GitHub

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.

Burn, baby, burn.

The trendy five: Beat the heat with our favorite July 2019 repos

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.

Our favorite GitHub repos

The trendy five: Blazing hot GitHub repos in June 2019

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.

Our favorite GitHub repos

The trendy five: A bouquet of our favorite GitHub repos for May 2019

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!

Supporting open source software

Fund open source developers with GitHub Sponsors

Want to help support a developer? Say thanks to an open source developer with the new feature from GitHub: GitHub Sponsors. Currently in limited beta phase, this feature allows users to financially support a developer via a recurring monthly subscription. As an added bonus, GitHub is matching donations 100%.

Full GitHub integration

GitHub Package Registry: Code and package hosting all in one place

The latest new feature from GitHub is here. GitHub Package Registry is a software package management service for publishing public or private packages next to your source code. Since it is integrated directly with GitHub, you can host your packages and code in one place.

Our favorite GitHub repos

The trendy five: April showers bring top GitHub repos

Still eating leftover holiday chocolates? April came to a close and with it brought some great GitHub projects. Today we look at some of the coolest GitHub repos that trended in April 2019, including a retro blast from the past, a Kubernetes cluster sanitizer, a file uploader written in JavaScript, and a few more.