Every night, our friendly Hubot pops into one of our Campfire rooms and posts some numbers. Turns out we passed some pretty significant numbers in the past couple days. And numbers are fun, so we thought we’d share them with you.

That’s a lot of git repositories

What’s even more staggering is that 70% have been created in the past year. We’re getting around 4,500 new GitHub projects a day.

How it breaks down

Many people assume GitHub is filled with Ruby and Javascript projects. Let’s look at the numbers.

The most prominent project language on GitHub? Everything else. Remember that our languages page counts the amount of code — the chart above counts the number of projects with a primary language.

On to the next one

Anyhow — these are some pretty crazy numbers to me. See you guys next time.