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Blacktocats turn five

What began as a small group effort in 2015 has now turned into a global initiative here at GitHub to amplify Black voices and talent in the tech community. Blacktocats is the first official Employee
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Release Radar · May 2021 Edition

We’ve seen some amazing community projects this last month. This was a huge month for your community with hundreds of new releases. There’s everything from world-changing tech to weekend hobbies. It was almost too hard
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Ludum Dare 48 staff picks

The theme for Ludum Dare 48 was “deeper and deeper,” which inspired over ten thousand people to create almost four thousand games together over a weekend. As you can imagine, there were quite a lot
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Video uploads now available across GitHub

As developers, the ability to collaborate through video (for example, pair programming, demos, etc.) is an extremely important part of a software workflow, especially for communities and teams that are distributed. At GitHub, we’ve utilized
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Release Radar · April 2021 Edition

We’ve seen some amazing community projects this last month. These are exciting new releases from some of the coolest projects around. There’s everything from world-changing tech to weekend hobbies. There seems to be a bit
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GitHub Availability Report: April 2021

In April, we experienced two incidents resulting in significant impact and degraded state of availability for API requests and the GitHub Packages service, specifically the GitHub Packages Container registry service. April 1 21:30 UTC (lasting
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How we use Web Components at GitHub

At GitHub, we pride ourselves on delivering a first-class developer experience. A considerable part of our work is on our front end, which we strive to keep as lightweight, fast, and accessible as possible. For
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Scaling monorepo maintenance

At GitHub, we serve some of the largest Git repositories on the planet. We also serve some of the fastest-growing repositories. Each day, the largest repositories we host become even larger. About a year ago,
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Environmental sustainability at GitHub

At GitHub, we believe in the extraordinary potential and power of a diverse, collaborative developer community to accelerate human progress. Just look at the first-ever powered flight on another planet as one amazing example of
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New and simplified Enterprise and Partner terms

Can agreement terms be a great customer experience? This was the challenge GitHub’s legal department set for itself last year. We’re excited to announce all-new GitHub Customer Terms for our enterprise customers, rewritten and restructured
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Open source goes to Mars 🚀

This morning, we watched in awe as the first Mars Helicopter, Ingenuity, took flight in the thin Martian atmosphere. This is an incredible achievement for the teams at NASA and the Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL).
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Release Radar · March 2021 Edition

The open source community is always hard at work. February’s projects were super hard to pick since there are so many amazing releases. These are exciting new releases from some of the coolest projects around.
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GitHub Availability Report: March 2021

In March, we experienced three incidents resulting in significant impact and degraded state of availability for issues, pull requests, webhooks, API requests, GitHub Pages, and GitHub Actions services. Follow up to March 1 09:59 UTC
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Announcing the Global Maintainer Summit

If you’re an open source maintainer, you know that keeping the wheels of the open source ecosystem turning is quite a task. Project maintenance is uniquely challenging and rewarding work. Yet, as open source maintainers,
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Solving the innersource discovery problem

Innersource is the practice of creating reusable code for the purpose of sharing within the boundaries of an organization. Innersource at scale within an organization can be difficult to accomplish for many reasons, but one
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Solving the innersource discovery problem

Innersource is the practice of creating reusable code for the purpose of sharing within the boundaries of an organization. Innersource at scale within an organization can be difficult to accomplish for many reasons, but one
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GitHub CTF results

Earlier this month, we challenged you to a Call to Hacktion—a CTF (Capture the Flag) competition to put your GitHub Workflow security skills to the test. Participants were invited to find a vulnerability in a
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Highlights from Git 2.31

The open source Git project just released Git 2.31 with features and bug fixes from 85 contributors, 23 of them new. Last time we caught up with you, Git 2.29 had just been released. Two
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Dependabot ❤️s private dependencies

Dependabot’s mission is to keep all of your dependencies free of vulnerabilities and up-to-date, but until now, it hasn’t been able to update all of your private dependencies. That meant that internal libraries, shared design
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Scripting with GitHub CLI

It has been a year since we’ve launched the first public release of GitHub CLI. Since, we have added functionality to manage your repositories, comment on issues, enable auto-merge for pull requests, securely configure secret
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Git clone vulnerability announced

Today, the Git project released new versions to address CVE-2021-21300: a security vulnerability in the delayed checkout mechanism used by Git LFS during git clone operations affecting versions 2.15 and newer. These updates address an
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