GitHub Acquiring npm Inc Shows The Importance Of JavaScript Ecosystem

GitHub has confirmed an agreement to procure npm Inc, the organisation which operates the npm repository relied upon by 12 million JavaScript developers. The operation of the npm team over the last ten years, with participation from hundreds of thousands…

Introduction To GitHub For Aspiring Data Scientists

Popularly considered to be the exclusive domain of software developers, Git – the most widely used modern version control system in the world – is increasingly being used by data scientists today. This may strike some people as odd –…

Smart Practises For Businesses Using GitHub

As GitHub expands its international operations to India, startups can take advantage of the opportunities it presents. With GitHub Enterprise now available for free through Microsoft for Startups, these companies can benefit from a slew of services to scale. Not…

What The Launch Of GitHub In India Means For Developer Community

The world’s leading developer platform GitHub has expanded its international operations to India, signalling the Microsoft-owned company’s intention to broaden its appeal among developers across the country. The new subsidiary – GitHub India Private Limited – fervently targets the San…

What Do Github, Mozilla & Cloudflare Say About India’s Proposed Internet Intermediaries Rules?

Recently, Mozilla, GitHub, and Cloudflare wrote an open letter to the India government on the final draft of internet intermediaries rules that will explicate how online platforms will be required to regulate content, before it is presented to the Supreme…

Top 10 Programming Languages Used By GitHub Repo Contributors in 2019

Programming languages serve as the backbone of software development. It is very important to have a keen knowledge of the programming languages if one wants to pursue a career in a technology background. In this article, we list down the…

How US Sanctions Impact GitHub Users In Iran, Cuba & North Korea

In the event that you loved the idea of using GitHub’s online services for private software repos and live in a country facing US sanctions, you should forget it. When Github announced its new rules, it severely impacted developers in…

10 Fastest-Growing Languages According To Github Repository Contributors

Github has been the hub for 40 million software developers and its recent octoverse report shows that the world’s software is now being built by a growing global community. This year, the Octoverse report by Github witnessed a trend towards…

Now GitHub Wants To Preserve Codes Forever, Launches Archive Program

In an attempt to preserve open-source codes for future generations, Github recently launched their GitHub Archive Program. This week at the GitHub universe event, the firm announced that they will open the Arctic Code Vault on 2 February 2020 to…

Python Just Overtook Java On GitHub, But How Did It Fare Overall?

The data science and artificial intelligence community have been the force behind the rise of Python adoption among developers. Now, according to the State of the Octoverse report, Python has pipped Java and become the second most used language after…

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