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GitHub Reflog v1.4.04

Welcome to the third edition of The GitHub Reflog — the weekly chronicle of remarkable GitHub repos and community activity. For previous editions, check out The Reflog Archive. Community Update…

Kenneth Reitz
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Hello Singapore (CDN Experiment)

Earlier this week we began experimenting with using Amazon CloudFront as a CDN for serving static assets. We've also rolled out some general asset delivery optimizations. Depending on how far…

Ryan Tomayko
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GitHub Rebase #39

Welcome to GitHub Rebase #39! Just remember, git rot is a unique two-part liquid epoxy that saturates and restores original strength to wood by penetrating the rot. Not necessary to…

Nick Quaranto
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GitHub Rebase #35

Rebase: good for reorganizing commits, squashing down changesets, and repairing dentures. Featured Project vanity is an experiment driven development framework for Ruby on Rails that uses A/B Testing to maximize…

Nick Quaranto
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Unicorn!

We've been running Unicorn for more than a month. Time to talk about it. What is it? Unicorn is an HTTP server for Ruby, similar to Mongrel or Thin. It…

Chris Wanstrath
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TypePad Developer Platform

Today blogging company Six Apart released their TypePad Developer Platform. It's been covered on TechCrunch and on the TypePad blog, but the reason I'm writing is they've put GitHub front…

Chris Wanstrath
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About the GitHub Contest

A few days ago, the 2009 GitHub contest ended. I'm currently going through all of the top submissions to verify the winners and look through some of the code used.…

Scott Chacon
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Circa

Circa is a programming language designed for for rapid prototyping by @andyfischer. The intro page has some good information and the syntax example highlights some interesting ideas: -- The @…

Chris Wanstrath
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Issues Bonanza!

As soon as we rolled out version 2 of the API, people started building things with it. Here are some interesting Issues based projects: img http://img.skitch.com/20090420-bwyj4aat2skhi4dstbeu8jum17.jpg lighthouse-to-github - Lighthouse to…

Chris Wanstrath
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GitHub Rebase #19

Sorry about the missed weeks here folks, hopefully I'll be back on track now. Let's get started! Featured Project canary has generated quite a buzz on Twitter this past week…

Nick Quaranto
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Pinax on GitHub

The Pinax Project, a premiere up and coming platform for rapidly developing Django sites, now lives on GitHub at http://github.com/pinax/pinax. img http://img.skitch.com/20090331-tt68mja4fbn9yy3hsh59kye4c1.png http://pinaxproject.com Cloud27 is an example of what can…

Chris Wanstrath
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GitHub Rebase #18

First, rewinding head to replay your work on top of it... Yes, git branch doesn't take a @-b@ flag. Sidewalk and chalk doesn't edit easily. Featured Project synapse Oh, you…

Nick Quaranto
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GitHub Rebase #14

Want to get on Rebase? Find out how. Stats Breakdown Featured Project dynomite is an open-source Erlang implementation of Amazon's Dynamo, a distributed key-data storage that strives for high availability.…

Nick Quaranto
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GitHub Rebase #10

And we're back! Rebase went on a bit of hiatus, but it has returned in full force for 2009. Read on for the latest and greatest coming out of GitHub!…

Nick Quaranto
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GitHub Rebase #9

The middle of December has brought us a few feet of snow and the return of graphs! I'm looking for new ways to show off the ridiculous amount of data…

Nick Quaranto