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Engineering

Akavache is now open source

Today, we're open-sourcing a library that we have been using at GitHub: Akavache. Akavache is an asynchronous, persistent key-value cache created for writing native desktop and mobile applications in C#.…

Anaïs Betts

All of the Hooks

Over three years ago, @pjhyett launched GitHub Services with just four services: Campfire, IRC, Lighthouse, and Twitter. Since then, 124 other people contributed to a total of 68 third-party services.…

Risk Olson

Those are some big numbers

Every night, our friendly Hubot pops into one of our Campfire rooms and posts some numbers. Turns out we passed some pretty significant numbers in the past couple days. And…

Kyle Neath

Reply to Comments from Email

You should notice a small change to the From address on your email notifications now: they're no longer from no-reply@github.com. We're now accepting replies from most email notifications that you'll…

Risk Olson

Recent Services Interruptions

Here's a summary of the outages we encountered this week and what we're doing to prevent this from happening again. Monday January 3rd Monday marked the first "real" workday for…

Corey Donohoe

The Tree Slider

Those of you running recent versions of Safari, Chrome, or Firefox 4 may have noticed some changes to tree browsing on GitHub. The new HTML5 History API (which really has…

Chris Wanstrath

Scala Projects Classified Properly

We just fixed an issue where some Scala projects were being misclassified as Java projects. Now, recent projects like Twitter's FlockDB and Gizzard show up in the Scala language dashboard…

Risk Olson

New Languages Highlighted

CoffeeScript (.coffee) LotteryDraw: { play: -> result: LotteryTicket.new_random() winners: {} this.tickets.each (buyer, ticket_list) -> ticket_list.each (ticket) -> score: ticket.score(result) return if score is 0 winners[buyer] ||= [] winners[buyer].push([ticket, score]) this.tickets:…

Chris Wanstrath

Multiple file gist improvements

We've always had the ability to embed multiple file gists: Your browser does not support IFrames But today we added the ability to embed specific files in a multi-file gist!…

Kyle Neath