GitHub Desktop 2.0 released, allows you to resolve merge conflicts more easily
GitHub Desktop 2.0 is here and it comes with several new features to improve developer workflow. This new update allows you to resolve merge conflicts easily, comes with support for rebasing, stashing, and more. Learn more about t...
GitHub Sponsors will allow you to fund the developers who build and maintain the code you use
During the GitHub Sattelite conference today, GitHub introduced a new program called GitHub Sponsors. GitHub Sponsors is a new way by which anyone can financially support the developers who build the open source software you use e...
Open Source Advocates express concern about Microsoft monopolizing OSS tooling
Since the acquisition of GitHub, Microsoft has been gunning for an open source system where the company is allowing developers to use the platform to add features to its services. This even continued at Build where Microsoft annou...
Microsoft open sources Q# compilers and simulators to further advance quantum computing
Back in 2017, Microsoft first released the first public preview of Quantum Development Kit which helps developers learn how to program a quantum computer which is believed to be the future of computing. Along with the Quantum Deve...
Microsoft makes it easy for enterprises to adopt GitHub with new updates
At Build 2019 today, Microsoft announced several updates related to GitHub. These updates will help enterprises adopt GitHub easily. First, GitHub Enterprise customers can now synchronize groups of GitHub users with Azure Active D...
The Apache Software Foundation has moved all its projects to Microsoft GitHub
Apache is the world’s largest open source foundation, with over 200 million lines of code managed by an all-volunteer community of 730 members and 7,000 code contributors. In 2016, Apache started integrating GitHub’s repos...
Microsoft employees demand Microsoft defy Chinese government 996.ICU-related censorship
Microsoft employees have shown their solidarity with overworked Chinese tech workers who have been using GitHub repository to protest extreme working hours. They’ve released a petition to defend the trending repository which...
Microsoft taps a former Google Cloud leader to lead GitHub
Back in October 2018, Microsoft completed the acquisition of GitHub. Microsoft’s plan with the acquisition is to use enable developers to achieve more at every stage of the development lifecycle with GitHub, accelerate enter...