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Risk Olson

@technoweenie

All of the Hooks

Over three years ago, @pjhyett launched GitHub Services with just four services: Campfire, IRC, Lighthouse, and Twitter. Since then, 124 other people contributed to a total of 68 third-party services.…

Drift: an iPad app for GitHub Gists

Greg Borenstein (he hooked up our stoplight to our ci build system last year, remember?) and Devin Chalmers just announced that Drift is available on the App Store. Drift is…

Nodeload2: Downloads Reloaded

Nodeload, the first GitHub node.js project, turned 1 year old recently. Nodeload is what prepares git repository contents into zip and tarballs. As the service has grown over the last…

GitHub Services Get an Upgrade

We deployed a big change to GitHub Services this week. The code is now clearer, more consistent, and better tested (thanks to Faraday). We also recently added support for Redmine,…

New Issues and Gist API

One of the first requests we received after launching Issues 2.0 was API support. Today, we are launching the documentation for API v3, with support for all of the new…

Reply to Comments from Email

You should notice a small change to the From address on your email notifications now: they're no longer from no-reply@github.com. We're now accepting replies from most email notifications that you'll…

Hubcap: a Socially Aware GitHub Mac App

Erik Michaels-Ober started a Kickstarter project to fund Hubcap, a proposed native Mac client for GitHub. The plan is to bring the elegance of various Twitter clients to GitHub and…

New Organizations API

I pushed the new Organization API documentation today. You can now access and modify Organization and Team information for your repositories. The Org API managed to test the limits of…

Hack your Kinect on GitHub

libFreenect is an open source library for tinkering with your Kinect. People have already been using it for lightsabers, interactive puppets, multitouch interfaces, and more. It's only been a few…

Big Service Hook Update

I merged eight pull requests yesterday on our community-supported Service Hooks: Yammer by rboyd Notifo updates by stammy grmble by andyburke Co-Op by Throlkim Full IRC authentication support by sampierson…

Sidejack Prevention Phase 2: SSL Everywhere

Last Tuesday, we rolled out a secure cookies for all SSL-protected pages. This meant that all private repositories, user dashboards, all admin settings (even for free users and repositories) were…

Basho moves Riak to GitHub

I'd like to welcome Basho, the makers of Riak, to GitHub. Mark Phillips posted to the Riak mailing list that they have started developing Riak and their other projects primarily…

Hibernate on GitHub

We'd like to welcome Hibernate to GitHub, and more importantly, Git! Migrating an old subversion repository is no small task. Hibernate is a suite of tools providing relational persistence for…

Ruby and Rails EU, October 21-22

The Ruby and Rails European Conference is being held on October 21-22nd at Pakhuis De Zwijger in Amsterdam. Also, Corey Haines is putting on another Code Retreat on the 23rd.…

GitHub Wiki Upgrade This Weekend

Update: Done! If you notice any issues, file a support issue with the user/repo path. No data on our end was deleted, so we can restore any lost data. Update:…