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The Social Sector is Contributing to the Broader OSS Ecosystem

The Social Sector is Contributing to the Broader OSS Ecosystem

As the world becomes more interconnected and complicated, so too does the expanse of open source ecosystems. While the majority of open source software (OSS) lies with corporate technology companies, in the last year, the Tech for Social Good program at GitHub has highlighted many unique opportunities, barriers and challenges that face open source in […]

Mala Kumar January 26, 2021
Release Radar · October 2021 Edition

Release Radar · October 2021 Edition

What an incredible month it’s been for GitHub and our communities. Whilst we’ve been busy with GitHub Universe, our communities have been busy coding. It’s been a successful year for Hacktoberfest, with many first-time contributors to the open source ecosystem. It wouldn’t be open source without contributors, and there wouldn’t be anything to contribute to […]

Michelle Mannering November 12, 2021
GitHub Advisory Database now powers npm audit

GitHub Advisory Database now powers npm audit

Today, we’re adding a proxy on top of the GitHub Advisory Database that speaks the `npm audit` protocol. This means that every version of the npm CLI that supports security audits is now talking directly to the GitHub Advisory Database.

Edward Thomson October 7, 2021