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One Million Events

GitHub hit a major milestone the other day, surpassing its millionth event. Events are those helpful things that show up in your dashboard, letting you know when someone makes a…

PJ Hyett

The GitHub Podcast…

...is coming soon. But we need your help! Please send us any Git or GitHub related questions so we can answer them on the show. You can ask questions via…

Chris Wanstrath

Limits are coming…

It's almost that time. If you're seeing the message below, please head to your account page and either upgrade your plan or take the steps necessary to limit your usage…

Chris Wanstrath

When limits are enforced…

Some people are wondering what will happen to their private repositories next Thursday if they exceed their plan's limit. Well, they'll simply become inaccessible. You should clone and delete them…

Chris Wanstrath

Git Tricks

Know how to add changes to a previous commit? Commit only part of a changed file? Change the message of a commit 30 commits ago? If not, check out Ryan…

Chris Wanstrath

Comparing Git to Mercurial

Dustin has posted a great article comparing Git to Mercurial. He's obviously used both extensively and gives a level headed, interesting look at how they differ. Love the quote at…

Chris Wanstrath

Pushing and Pulling

Eric Goodwin has posted a short tutorial entitled Pushing and Pulling Branches on GitHub. It's a must read if you're interested in sharing work with your peers on a branch…

Chris Wanstrath

Get Some Shoes

Last summer, before GitHub, I spent a lot of time playing with Shoes. Ruby has always been lacking in the GUI department and Shoes is a really smart, innovative, cross-platform…

Chris Wanstrath

Rails Moving to Git

Ruby on Rails is moving to Git and GitHub. Super cool. I particularly like the comment from AkitaOnRails: Right now, everybody is playing catch-up with Git, Git-svn and Github, no…

Chris Wanstrath

Nu and Io on GitHub

Things have been quiet around here lately as we prepare for the launch. We're doing a lot of work on the backend to ensure we will be stable and swift…

Chris Wanstrath

The Future of Coding

Rob Hudson and a few co-workers recently tried to build a full fledged Django app in 3 hours using Git and GitHub. Really, it's a match made in heaven: an…

Chris Wanstrath

Serious Bug Tracking

We've moved our bug tracking and feature requests to Lighthouse. Thanks to the ActiveReload guys for making a great product. Update With the launch of our new issue tracker, our…

Chris Wanstrath

Control Git with Gestures

topfunky has an excellent post on using "gestures to control Git". From the article: Swipe up to git push Swipe down to git pull Swipe left to see git status

Chris Wanstrath

Hackers Agree: GitHub Rocks

As the launch draws near I thought I'd share some awesome things people have been saying about the GH. What’s amazing about Github is how it really brings the social…

Chris Wanstrath