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Just Google it and click "I'm Feeling Lucky". Our friend Google should take you right to the commit. (Spotted on the refactotum tweeter)

Chris Wanstrath

Friday Fun

Our favorite host, Engine Yard, snapped a picture of the GitHub hardware and I wanted to share: Who likes a lot of blinking lights? I do! I do!

PJ Hyett

Git and GitHub on Windows

Kyle Cordes has written a guide on using Git (and GitHub) on Windows. It's well written and covers everything from generating ssh keys to installing msysGit. Check it out if…

Chris Wanstrath

Our Open Source

A list of projects extracted and open sourced from GitHub can be found on the GitHub account. We've also forked all the projects we are using on the site. Meta,…

Chris Wanstrath

Tasty Tidbits

Chris Wanstrath of Err the Blog (hey that's me!) just posted an article covering some tasty GitHub tidbits. Range highlighting, key shortcuts, keeping dotfiles in git, and the GitHub gem…

Chris Wanstrath

The Fabulous Scriptaculous Wiki

script.aculo.us, the popular Prototype based JS effect and control framework, is moving its wiki to GitHub. Pitch in and help 'em out. The GitHub wiki system will soon undergo some…

Chris Wanstrath

Rolling with Engine Yard

The secret's out. Popular Rails host Engine Yard recently issued a press release titled GitHub and Lighthouse Tap Private Cluster from Engine Yard. In it you can find some choice…

Chris Wanstrath

Getting Paid the Open Source Way

Update: We've discontinued this feature. If you'd like to accept donations, paste your pledgie code directly into your README (we'll display the image for you). This afternoon we're rolling out…

PJ Hyett

GitHub Badges!

Many users are claiming coolness boosts of 90% - 100% after installing Dr Nic's GitHub Badge on their blog. I should know -- I'm one of them. Just look at…

Chris Wanstrath

Awesome Git Internals PDF

New from Peepcode, Scott Chacon's Git Internals PDF is sure to be a hit. If you're wondering the ins and outs of Git, beyond the porcelain commands, this PDF is…

Chris Wanstrath

GitHub Services IPO

No, we're not listed on the NASDAQ (yet), but we are open-sourcing the code that handles our service integration with the likes of Twitter, Campfire, Lighthouse, etc. We realized there's…

PJ Hyett

It’s a mirror

Looks like jakobo had some hard drive troubles this weekend. Ouch. Luckily, thanks to backups and GitHub, he didn't lose much. I did a fresh install upgrade from Tiger to…

Chris Wanstrath