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GitHub has rebuilt its desktop Git app from the ground up and has released the new GitHub Desktop Beta. The company also released the GitHub package for Atom which allows users to perform common Git operations from within the editor such as stage whole files or individual lines, and create commits.
GitHub has announced that its Developer Program is now open to all developers regardless of whether they have a paid or free GitHub account. GitHub has also now divided its Developer Program into three participation levels with each level providing an increasing number of benefits.
GitHub announced at the 2016 GitHub Universe conference in San Francisco a major platform update featuring a number of improvements including the introduction of Projects, availability of Reviews on all pull requests, early access to Integrations, and early access to the GitHub GraphQL API.
Windows PowerShell is the powerful Microsoft command-line shell and associated scripting language for task automation and configuration management. In this tutorial, Trevor Sullivan presents a screencast video that guides followers through using PowerShell to automate common tasks in GitHub.
GitHub is excited to announce the release of GitHub Enterprise 2.5. With this release, we’re introducing features and updates that will help development teams build software at scale with a focus on scalability, security, and management of GitHub Enterprise for development teams of any size.
GitHub has announced support for Jupyter, including Jupyter notebook rendering and the ability for Jupyter users to leverage GitHub collaborative features.
Hackers are quickly exploiting API keys, cloud credentials, and other sensitive data that have been accidentally exposed on GitHub.
Github releases its platform for Windows, Github 2.0. PayPal looks to use Apple's Touch ID for payments. Plus: Dropbox announces updates to the Sync and Datastore APIs, and SOA Software introduces API syndication.
If GitHub is your choice of source repository and you have been grappling with various external tools to work with Github and co-ordinate deployment, then help is on the way with the new GitHub Deployment API. Currently available in preview, the API allows you to request a particular branch, tag it to be deployed, and then the API triggers a series of events that your external tooling applications can listen to via webhooks and kick off their processes.
GitHub is not just for code anymore. There are 84 APIs in the ProgrammableWeb directory that host their documentation on the site that makes code social. That count includes the official GitHub API, of course. What's especially interesting is that hosting docs on GitHub is not just for small startups, side projects or entities with an open source ethos. There are some big companies choosing to put forward information about their API right where someone might be looking for code.
Earlier this year, GitHub introduced the Code Search feature that let you search for code within repositories that you had access to. The team has built on that foundation and have now made available the same functionality via an API. This will open up interesting integration possibilities within IDEs and Automation Software that could sift through your GitHub repositories.
Integrate Github System Status into your applications. Foursquare/NYTimes Mashup Takes Grand Prize at TimesOpen 2012 Hack Day. Plus: Imgur updates its Image Service API, Facebook adds Preferred Marketing Developer Center, and 15 new APIs.
GitHub, the premier open source collaboration platform, has extended the functionality of it's API to accommodate development work-flows that occur after a code commit. Third party services will now be able to set one of four status codes on a commit: pending, error, failure, or success.
If you're a coder who cares more about software packages than 3D graphics hardware specs, you may be the target demographic for "Project Sputnik," a Dell initiative to create a "developer laptop" based on Ubuntu 12.04 and Dell’s XPS13 hardware. The project is just getting started, and they want your input.
GitHub, the very popular online hosting service for Git-based development projects, has released a second version of its API (our GitHub API Profile). Although the API is still in development, the various types of methods offered by the API provide a good base for developers to further integrate with GitHub.