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Apple moves WebKit to GitHub

WebKit project team cites numerous benefits to using GitHub including its large community of developers and powerful automation capabilities.

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Visualizing the Hacker News API with HCL and SQL

Use Steampipe and GitHub Actions to create a ‘dashboard as code’ for exploring thousands of Hacker News stories, right up to the current hour.

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GitHub Copilot users feel more productive

A GitHub study finds that developers who accept more Copilot suggestions at least feel more productive, while actual programmer productivity is hard to measure.

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GitHub Copilot AI coding assistant is now generally available

Copilot is available via subscription for commercial developers, free to students and maintainers of popular open source projects.

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GitHub adds supply chain security tools for Rust language

GitHub’s supply chain security features including the advisory database, Dependabot alerts, and dependency graph are now available for Rust Cargo files.

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GitHub Enterprise Server adds code security, automation features

Update to GitHub’s software for managing repositories on private servers features GitHub Container Registry access, Dependabot security alerts and updates, and reusable workflows.

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GitHub will require two-factor authentication for all coders

All users who contribute code to GitHub-hosted repositories must enable one or more forms of 2FA by the end of 2023.

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5 tools to rule your software development life cycle

Modern software development is fast, iterative, and complex. Modern teams need at least these five tools to manage all of the moving parts.

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GitHub enhances secret scanning for tighter code security

GitHub Advanced Security now allows developers to scan code for tokens, keys, and other security secrets as they push the code to a repository.

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What is Git? Version control for collaborative programming

Invented for Linux kernel development, Git version control now powers millions of projects across the globe. You can use it with or without GitHub.

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Git alternative Pijul moves to beta

Open source distributed version control system based on a ‘theory of patches’ promises to be fast, scalable, and easier to learn and use than Git.

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A simple automated build pipeline for Node.js

Even simple and early-stage projects benefit from automated build pipelines. Here’s an easy way to set up CI/CD with Node.js, Jenkins, and Git.

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GitLab 14.6 shines on distributed deployments

Latest release of the devops platform simplifies Geo configuration, allows GitLab mirrors to serve as write proxies, and adds vulnerability scanning support for .NET 6.

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What should HashiCorp do now?

Going public may open the company up to being acquired by one of the big players, and GitHub is the cautionary tale.

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GitHub previews enhanced code search

The popular code-sharing site also introduced improved code navigation for Python, with support for additional languages to come.

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Get started with Git

Learn how to manage a codebase with Git including setting up a repo, using branches and pull requests, and merging changes.

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GitHub will require 2FA for some NPM registry users

Mandate will apply to maintainers and admins of top packages on the JavaScript registry, in response to two recent security incidents.

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GitHub: Dev productivity is back to pre-pandemic levels

2021 State of the Octoverse report shows developers aren’t returning to the office; JavaScript, Python remain the hottest languages.

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