Cheat + Git = Chit

You've problem seen Cheat by way of the Git cheat sheet. Yeah, it rocks. Well guess what - the industrious Robin took it a step forward and wrote a Git-backed…

Chris Wanstrath

Fork Sighting

[Slant]( caught forking some food. Got any 'Fork You' spottings? "Hit me"

Chris Wanstrath

Not Just Code

cschneid and friends are working on a Sinatra book using Git and GitHub. Anyone can join in. They join the growing number of people using Git and GitHub to write…

Chris Wanstrath

Moved to GitHub

Big weekend. HiveDB, the "open source framework for horizontally partitioning MySQL systems", is moving to GitHub. They're moving because Git rocks and so does GitHub. Sounds good to me. Check…

Chris Wanstrath

We’re Web 2.0

A month or so ago Tom and Chris sat down with the Web 2.0 Show while they were here in San Francisco. The episode is now online. Check it out…

Chris Wanstrath

Cleaning House

In the past month I've done a lot of traveling. Traveling means noodling - lots of topic branches laying around from airplane rides and hotel hacking. Today I decided to…

Chris Wanstrath

GitHub Support

Hey everyone, meet Matt Pruitt (aka guitsaru). He's going to help us out on the support front - mailing list, email, and Lighthouse. With Matt's help, we'll have more time…

Chris Wanstrath


One of my favorite people uses the MooTools Javascript framework and noticed something on the framework's website: That's right, MooTools development now happens at GitHub. Yet another awesome project has…

Chris Wanstrath

Rails 2.1 Book Translation

Carlos Brando and Marcos Tapajós have written a book on Rails 2.1 in Portuguese which is now being translating into English - right here on GitHub! If you want to…

Chris Wanstrath

Ready for Lift Off

Liftweb, the hot Scala (a functional, JVM language) web framework, is now hosted on GitHub. Be sure to check out the demo or follow their Twitter if you're interested. The…

Chris Wanstrath

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…

Tom Preston-Werner

An Open Source Renaissance

Yan Pritzker thinks GitHub is leading an open source renaissance. Duh! This very simple idea of tracking the forking network of a particular project, and doing it well, is why…

Chris Wanstrath

Git over Bonjour

Chad Fowler and friends busted out the amazing gitjour this weekend at RailsConf. It's a simple RubyGem which lets you serve and clone git repositories over Apple's Bonjour. I'm at…

Chris Wanstrath