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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…)

GitHub Issue and Pull Request Templates: Choose Your Own Adventure

Last month GitHub introduced issue and pull request templates in response to the “Dear GitHub” letter of complaints from open source project maintainers. The new templates let maintainers streamline contributions to be more structured and meaningful for the project. Creating issue and pull request templates could be a boring addition (more…)

GitHub Introduces Issue and Pull Request Templates

Last week GitHub responded to a letter from open source project maintainers with apologies for the lack of communication and lack of attention to feedback regarding issue management. Because contributions are the lifeblood of open source projects, maintainers are requesting additional features for issues and pull requests that would help (more…)

GitHub Responds to Letter from Open Source Project Maintainers

Last month a group of open source project maintainers confronted GitHub with an open letter of complaints regarding issue management. They were frustrated by a lack of communication from GitHub and a lack of features for managing issues. More than 1700 maintainers of open source projects, including several projects related (more…)

Deployer App Pushes Plugins from GitHub to WordPress.org

Arūnas Liuiza, like many other WordPress developers, prefers to develop his plugins on GitHub, thanks to the collaborative tools for issue tracking, merging, and pull requests. Hosting and developing open source projects on GitHub is much easier than trying to get any participation from the community via a plugin’s Subversion (more…)