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GitHub Launches Community Forums to Connect Developers

GitHub launched its new community forums this week as another way for the platform’s 24 million developers to stay connected. The company built them on top of the Lithium SaaS community platform, a popular choice for enterprise customers, including Sony, Cisco, HP, Skype, Barclaycard, Symantec, Google, and PayPal. The first (more…)

Atom Editor Adds Git and GitHub Integration

GitHub open sourced its JavaScript-powered Atom editor in 2014 with extensibility designed to be its single-most important feature. Over the past three years, a thriving ecosystem of more than 6,000 packages to extend the editor has grown out of Atom’s open source community. GitHub estimates Atom now has 2.1 million (more…)

Bitbucket Pricing Hike Increases Cost Per User by 100%

After GitHub hiked its prices last May, many users who were negatively impacted by the changes took a second look at competitors like Bitbucket and GitLab. GitHub switched from per-repository to per-user pricing, requiring organizations to purchase a seat for each user at $9 per user/month. This was a drastic (more…)

GitHub Adds Code Review and Project Management Tools

GitHub’s second annual Universe conference kicked off in San Francisco today with 1500 attendees. Co-founder and CEO Chris Wanstrath announced a collection of new and and upcoming features for the platform, including code reviews, project management tools, profile updates, additional security features, and a community forum. October marks nine years (more…)