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GitHub Free users now get unlimited private repositories

If you’re a GitHub user, but you don’t pay, this is a good week. Historically, GitHub always offered free accounts but the caveat was that your code had to be public. To get private repositories, you had to pay. Starting tomorrow, that limitation is gone. Free GitHub users now get unlimited private projects with up...


Introducing GitHub Actions

It’s a common situation: you create a site and it’s ready to go. It’s all on GitHub. But you’re not really done. You need to set up deployment. You need to set up a process that runs your tests for you and you're not manually running commands all the time. Ideally, every time you push to master, everything runs for...


Password-Guessing Was Used to Hack Gentoo Linux Github Account

Maintainers of the Gentoo Linux distribution have now revealed the impact and "root cause" of the attack that saw unknown hackers taking control of its GitHub account last week and modifying the content of its repositories and pages.
The hackers not only managed to change the content in compromised repositories...


Picking a Git for the Enterprise

Some of my Agile and DevOps transformation work, not surprisingly, involves helping clients with tooling adoption—to set up, scale and operate across the organization. This blog piece is about a recent experience of setting up Git across a client organization. Git, as most of you are aware, is a fundamental building...


Microsoft has acquired GitHub for $7.5B in stock

After a week of rumors, Microsoft today confirmed that it has acquired GitHub, the popular Git-based code sharing and collaboration service. The price of the acquisition was $7.5 billion in Microsoft stock. GitHub raised $350 million and we know that the company was valued at about $2 billion in 2015. Former Xamarin CEO...


Now Anyone Can Hunt For Exoplanets

Have you ever wanted to discover an exoplanet? Google recently made their exoplanet-hunting AI open source on Github so you can hunt for exoplanets at home.
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