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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…

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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
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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
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GitHub’s RubyGem Server

Update regarding require, please read below The next time you visit your repository's edit screen you'll see a new checkbox that should be pretty exciting for users hosting their RubyGem…

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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…

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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
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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…

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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…

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