Posts by

Scott Chacon

@schacon

Pages Generator

Last week we released a feature for hosting your custom websites for your projects that we call 'GitHub Pages'. For personal repositories, the process is easy enough - just create…

Perl Mirror on GitHub

For those of you who had not heard, Perl has moved its 20 year source code history for Perl 5 from Perforce to Git (also, the bird is in fact…

The Fork Queue

I would like to introduce you to the Fork Queue, the first of two big features that rolled out today. As of a few minutes ago, everybody should now have…

Fast Forward Your Fork

Since forking a repository is so easy on GitHub, a number of people tend to do it thinking they want to play with the source, but then never actually push…

Insider Guide to GitHub Series

A few months ago I started talking with the Pragmatic Programmers about doing some screencasts. At the time, I was doing the GitCasts series and was considering branching out into…

TortoiseGit Challenge

Poor Windows support has always been a big roadblock to Git adoption. The truth of the matter these days is that Windows support through msysGit is actually quite good. Git-Gui…

Git Ist Schnell!

I wanted to follow up on the WhyGitIsBetterThanX project that I basically stopped working on the day it went live and am now spending a few minutes a day maintaining.…

Pourquoi Git est Meilleur Que X

Why do I love GitHub? There are many reasons, even forgetting that they now employ me... One of the coolest ones, however, is the community. There are lots of hosting…

Git is Better

As we all know, Git is the best SCM system out there. However, some people have decided that we in the GitHub community may be misled by hype or the…

Using Git in Ruby Applications

At the beginning of this month, I gave a talk at RubyConf in Florida about using Git in Ruby applications. It basically goes over some of the strengths of using…

Playing the Blame Game

One of the features I use a lot in git is 'git blame', which will show you who was the last person to change each line in any file in…

The New, Improved GitHub Gem

While at RubyConf this year, giving my talk and drinking like an idiot with nearly every internet-famous Rubyist out there, I had a great idea. Only my incredible humility prevents…

GitHub at RubyConf 2008

The whole GitHub crew just got back from RubyConf 2008 this weekend, which went from Thursday through Saturday. I gave a talk on "Using Git in your Ruby Applications", which…

GitHub Code Search

Update: GitHub Codesearch is now located at github.com/search Today we're unveiling a new feature on GitHub that we've been working on for a bit now that lets you search through…

GitTogether 2008

What happens when a dozen Git developers get together for beers after an all day Git conference? Patches like this: Subject: [PATCH 1/1] diff: support making output friendlier for fine,…