Dashboard Tweaks

Your owned and watched repositories in the dashboard sidebar are now ordered by the most recent push and limited to 10. The watched repos sidebar also has a "public /…

Chris Wanstrath

Ref Names in URLs

We've got another URL cleanup for you: ref names in tree browsing URLs. In The Old Days You'd take this path: Gross. In The New Days You…

Chris Wanstrath

New Project Root URLs

As some may have noticed, project root URLs now drop the "/tree/default_branch" suffix. What was once is now (Of course "tree/master" will 301 redirect, don't worry.) Enjoy!

Chris Wanstrath

Speedy Gem Indexing

As of RubyGems 1.3.2, the index generation code supports incremental index updates. What this means is instead of taking minutes rebuild all of the indexes for GitHub's thousands of gems,…

PJ Hyett

Pick your Default Branch

Most repos use the branch master as their default, but Git doesn't force this upon you and why should we? Now you can change it to whatever you want. This…

PJ Hyett

GitHub API, take two

A lot of people were excited about the Issues release yesterday, but many asked for an API for it. Because we love you all and you're so good to us,…

Scott Chacon

GitHub Issue Tracker!

It gives us great pleasure to announce our integrated issue tracking system! On repository pages you'll now see an "Issues" tab in the top menu. Here's a quick rundown of…

Tom Preston-Werner

Pages 2.0

Prior to actually building GitHub Pages, we had been kicking around the idea for a while. I thought nobody would bother, Chris and Tom thought differently. I decided the only…

PJ Hyett

Force a Gem Rebuild

In my crusade to improve our Gem support, I've added the ability for you to initiate a Gem build right from the interface. If your Gem build fails, it's often…

Tom Preston-Werner

More Disk Space for All!

I hope everyone had a Happy 1234567890 Day! To commemorate the ultimate geek moment, we've decided to give you the ultimate geek gift: more disk space on every GitHub account!…

Tom Preston-Werner

Repository Uploads

Edit: This feature has been replaced by Releases. This evening we rolled out a Downloads section for all repositories wherein repo members can upload files. Tag releases are also listed…

PJ Hyett