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Google has updated its experimental End-to-End email encryption plugin for Chrome and moved the project to GitHub. The firm said in a…
Proxygen lets Facebook take advantage of new software performance enhancers like the Google-developed SPDY protocol and has apparently cut down on the amount of time it takes Facebook to make new products.
The work-collaboration startup that launched to the public in February 2014 is valued at $1.12 billion.
As more Amazon Web Services users report fraudulent use of their accounts, it’s time to batten down the hatches, security-wise. Here are a few tips.
Github CEO Chris Wanstrath has shed more light on the month-long investigation that took place after the company faced allegations of sexism and harassment.
After a month-long investigation into allegations of sexism and intimidation, Github has announced that the co-founder at the center of the controversy has resigned.
Whoever said there’s no such thing as bad press didn’t envisage the nightmare scenario Github is facing right now.
Up till now developers could design and sell add-ons for Atlassian’s on-premises tools on its marketplace. Now they can do the same for its SaaS versions.
https://github.com/blog/1761-new-year-new-ceo-for-github Github Co-founder Tom Preston-Werner is taking on a new position as president of the popular project hosting and code repository while…
Acquisition of Bob Swift Software will give Appfire a good chunk of the Atlassian add-on business and help it grab market share.
Runnable says it aggregates APIs and code snippets from all over the world to make the findable and usable by developers everywhere.
Facebook’s Jay Parikh brings expertise in web-scale computing infrastructure, while Enrique Salem furnishes enterprise software credibility, says Atlassian president Jay Simon.
Many developers will be busy drumming their fingers on the desk right now, as the widely-used code-hosting service GitHub works to fight off a DDoS attack on its systems.
Open source developers don’t get paid for their contributions. Khan Academy is trying to change that by giving $125 each week to developers through Gittip.
GitHub shut down binary code uploads in December but last week brought them back. In the meantime, JFrog claimed lots of converts for its Bintray binary repository.
Very few Amazon Web Services customers know that infrastructure better than Netflix. Now it’s open sourcing its tool for tracking AWS use and spending.
Netflix calls Zuul a robust edge services gatekeeper that can help other companies deploy web services faster and more flexibly.
Atlassian hopes to outflank Github Enterprise with Stash, the new release of which supports forking, branching and private repositories.
Want to hear about the latest and greatest in Netflix’s home-grown technology? The company will host an open-source open house for developers on February 6. The goal is to recruit top-flight developers and to encourage construction of alternatives to Amazon Web Services.
Github is the code repository and versioning system of choice for millions of developers, especially in the open-source world. But Atlassian is banking that its newly updated Bitbucket and Stash, can entice corporate develoeprs.
Seattle-based games company Valve claims to make more per employee than even Google and does it without employing a single boss. How does the company manage to do so well with no hierarchy? The employee handbook lays it all out. Should others follow suit?
Programmers like to visit Facebook, but they don’t want to live and work there, according to an informal poll posted to Hacker News. Respondents said they’re more likely to turn to Github, Twitter or Google+ to keep abreast of what’s going on in their field.
Why make a team distributed? For some companies it’s about hiring the best talent, while other founders look at it as a lifestyle decision, but at GitHub, letting the team work from anywhere and at any time is all about producing excellent products.
Welcome to the age of Github — an era when software development is as much about connecting snippets of existing code as it is about writing that code in the first place. Former Microsoft software chief Ray Ozzie gave Github a rousing endorsement recently.
GitHub, the popular code repository, is bringing developers together for CodeConf today in San Francisco. GitHub CEO Chris Wanstrath said that the event was designed to be collaborative, not unlike the site itself.
Wwe need to put more weight on one’s demonstrable capabilities than college degrees and “experience” in our resume, thanks to the emergence of Internet as a platform, we are entering a phase where these capabilities will be on full display for others to see.
Sharing code can be one of the toughest parts of managing a big project: a lot of collaboration tools have a way to share written content and images but they don’t handle code particularly well. But that doesn’t mean you’re out of luck.