Posts by

Tom Preston-Werner

@mojombo

Impact Graph Speedups

Impact Graphs got a nice upgrade today that has resulted in improved render times (except on the very first load after the recent deploy). Once a graph has been generated,…

Participation Graphs go Canvas

![](https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/391331/6140918/f5fe774a-b152-11e4-9a53-4bee85f22715.png) I've converted our participation graphs (as seen above) to use Canvas instead of Flash. Linux users rejoice! This means the graphs should load quite a bit faster and not…

GitHub Turns One!

![](https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/391331/13195468/9e081ce4-d767-11e5-8866-125dac0d271a.jpeg) It's hard to imagine, but just one year ago today we made the first commit to the GitHub repository. We don't have a baby book for GitHub, so we'll…

Get Ready to Rails Rumble!

![](https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/391331/13195462/74d669fc-d767-11e5-82a1-c9e34b330f50.png) The 2008 Rails Rumble is set to start tonight at midnight and we'll be sponsoring the competition in two ways. First, we're providing free private repositories for each of…

Network Graph: Better, Stronger, Faster!

![](https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/391331/6140892/b9f0f278-b152-11e4-83d3-a9d2ef633ff3.png) It's been almost 6 months since we released the network graph and since then it has become an indispensable part of the GitHub experience. Over that period I've been…

Use GitHub as your Blog!

David Baldwin has said goodbye to WordPress and started using GitHub as his blog. Go see for yourself: github.com/bilson/blog I love seeing novel uses of git and GitHub and this…

Submodule Display

We now detect and display submodules making it easy to see what other code is being referenced via our web interface. ![](https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/391331/6120042/4dce0a9a-b085-11e4-9e90-1c0b9503c6e2.png) If the submodule points to a repo on…

GitHub Shirts Now Available!

You asked for them and we listened. We now have two GitHub shirt designs for sale via rubyrags.com! The one and only, classic "Fork You" shirt is sure to turn…

Supercharged git-daemon

Over the past several weeks I've been working on a secret Erlang project that will allow us to grow GitHub in new and novel ways. The project is called egitd…

Supercharged Diff One-Liners

I've just added a small diff enhancement that will help you determine what changed in one line diff sections. By highlighting the specific changes, you can now see at a…

GitHub Shirts

The 350 GitHub t-shirts we gave away at RailsConf 2008 last weekend were a huge hit! For anyone that wasn't there, the fronts say "fork you" and the backs say…

New Fluid Icon

Speaking of GitHub as a Fluid App, I've whipped up a better icon. This one looks nicer in the dock and doesn't get lost if you have a dark desktop…