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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Myspace for hackers?

rtomayko says GitHub is 'Myspace for Hackers' over on his blog. Flattering, yes, but read closely: this dude gets it. From his post: "Pull requests" happen every day over email…

Chris Wanstrath
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One Thousand Strong

The first repository in the production db was created October 29th. The first private beta repository was created January 12th. The 1,000th repository was created today, Feburary 25th. (And yeah,…

Chris Wanstrath