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Meet the GitHub Campus Experts selected for the fall 2022 MLH Fellowship Cohort, powered by GitHub – Technology Subset

Sometimes, you just need a little help to contribute to an open source project. While some of us are getting ready for fall festivities, others are starting to make contributions to open source projects. That is the case for Samson Amaugo, Tushar Gupta, and Nathaly Toledo, three GitHub Campus Experts who are joining the fall […]

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new phishing campaign targets GitHub users – Technology Subset

On September 16, GitHub Security learned that threat actors were targeting GitHub users with a phishing campaign by impersonating CircleCI to harvest user credentials and two-factor codes. While GitHub itself was not affected, the campaign has impacted many victim organizations. Today, we are sharing details of what we’ve learned to help raise awareness of this […]

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Applications for micro-mentoring at GitHub Universe 2022 are now live – Technology Subset

We’re excited to announce an opportunity for students to connect with employees at GitHub ahead of GitHub Universe 2022! This year, the conference will take place virtually and in-person November 9-10 and to kick the week off, we’re thrilled on behalf of GitHub Social Impact, to host virtual Micro-Mentoring sessions for the fourth year in […]

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Built for you! – Technology Subset

Sharing a project with the world takes guts. People generally open source their work because they’ve solved a real problem and want to share it with others. But open sourcing immediately commits the person and the project to rapid evolution through questions not anticipated, contributions never envisioned, and scrutiny that hopefully makes the project more […]

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Why we signed the Copenhagen Pledge on Tech for Democracy – Technology Subset

Today we’re proud to announce that we’ve signed the Copenhagen Pledge on Tech for Democracy. This represents our commitment to working with like-minded organizations, governments, and civil society to make digital technologies work for democracy and human rights. The pledge is one of a handful of multi-stakeholder initiatives we have joined including the Paris Call […]

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Transform your software engineering practices with GitHub Enterprise – Technology Subset

Now more than ever, teams should be quickly evolving to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of software development. Think about it: how else can company leaders maintain a competitive edge within their industries? Take the banking industry, for example. In a matter of years, we’ve gone from in-person transactions, to ATMs, to online, to […]

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Meet the GitHub Campus Experts selected for the fall 2022 MLH Fellowship Cohort, powered by GitHub – Technology Subset

Sometimes, you just need a little help to contribute to an open source project. While some of us are getting ready for fall festivities, others are starting to make contributions to open source projects. That is the case for Samson Amaugo, Tushar Gupta, and Nathaly Toledo, three GitHub Campus Experts who are joining the fall […]

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5 tips for prioritizing Dependabot alerts – Technology Subset

Dependabot alerts can give you a superpower–the ability to secure your project by keeping dependency-based vulnerabilities out of your code. However, while all potential vulnerabilities can be an issue and warrant attention, not all vulnerabilities pose equal risk to your project. For example, some vulnerabilities have the potential to be critical, but don’t pose as […]

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How we tripled max concurrent jobs to boost performance of GitHub Actions – Technology Subset

GitHub Actions became generally available on GitHub Enterprise Server (GHES) with the 3.0 release about two years ago. Since then, we’ve made many performance improvements to the product that reduced GitHub Actions CPU consumption on the server and allowed us to run more GitHub Actions jobs concurrently. By the numbers, on 96-core machines, the max […]

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August 2022 – Technology Subset

In August, we experienced one incident resulting in significant impact and degraded state of availability to Codespaces. This report also sheds light into an incident that impacted Codespaces in July. August 29 12:51 UTC (lasting 5 hours and 40 minutes) Our alerting systems detected an incident that impacted most Codespaces customers. Due to the recency […]

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quantifying GitHub Copilot’s impact on developer productivity and happiness – Technology Subset

Everyday, we use tools and form habits to achieve more with less. Software development produces such a high number of tools and technologies to make work efficient, to the point of inducing decision fatigue. When we first launched a technical preview of GitHub Copilot in 2021, our hypothesis was that it would improve developer productivity […]

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Release Radar · August 2022 Edition – Technology Subset

We’ve been gearing up to launch GitHub Universe 2022 and our community has been launching cool projects left right and center.  These projects include everything from world-changing technology to developer tooling, and weekend hobbies. Here are some of the open source projects that released major version updates this August. Read more about these projects in […]