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.
GitHub is currently involved in a massive denial of service attack, with the barrage now moving past the 24 hour mark. The attack is being administered by Chinese internet giant Baidu.
Countless open-source projects rely on GitHub. But the vast majority of these are forgetting to add a valid license. That’s where the License API comes in.
GitHub’s text editor Atom is currently available via pre-release at version 1.0, however the API is considered stable. We take a quick look at the editor’s main features.
Licensing software under two separate licenses can be quite a challenge.
Java has to settle for second best in the GitHut and Tiobe lists of the most popular programming languages.
Tim Berglund, who recently moved from GitHub to DataStax (aka the commercial warders of Apache Cassandra, a NoSQL platform for data-driven, real-time applications), has long been an active member of the Cassandra community. In this interview, he gives us an expert view on the current Big Data landscape, the growing focus on analytics in the sector, and why the recent Apache Spark and Cassandra collaboration is a natural next step. Filmed at JAX 2014, Mainz, Germany.
Following a mind-boggling debugging marathon, Apache Software Foundation declares GitHub infrastructure integration better than ever, with some cool new features.
As the social coding service passes 10 million repositories, co-founder Tom Preston-Werner moves to focus on R&D.
On this day of turkey and pie, JAXenter takes a moment to think about the things in Java Land that make our jobs great.