Stephen O’Grady of Redmonk, a tech analyst firm, gave a presentation this morning entitled Survival of the Forges wherein he compared the four main software forges: Sourceforge, Google Code, GitHub, and Microsoft’s CodePlex.

This slide put the biggest smile on my face:

Despite GitHub’s age (we turned 3 in April), our service has become the dominant platform from which developers and companies choose to host and share their code (and we have every intention of making sure it stays that way).

View the full presentation here: Survival of the Forges

Full disclosure: GitHub is a RedMonk client.