10 days left to get your code into the Arctic Code Vault! On 02/02/2020, we will make a copy of every active public repository on GitHub to preserve them in a decommissioned coal mine for over 1,000 years. https://www.github.com/
Hey machine learning enthusiasts! Want to read about how we use neural networks to recommend easy issues to new OSS contributors? Sure you do! Check out our latest blog post here https://github.blog/2020-01-22-how-we-built-good-first-issues/?utm_campaign=1579723791&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook,linkedin,twitter&utm_content=1579723791
Want to start contributing to open source but not sure where to begin?
Now you can easily browse good first issues to help you dive in https://github.blog/2020-01-22-browse-good-first-issues-to-start-contributing-to-open-source/?utm_campaign=1579717693&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook,linkedin,twitter&utm_content=1579717693
In October we worked with @Andela_Nigeria, @theflutterwave, and @M12vc to host 80 Nigerian developers across 19 teams for a 30-hour hackathon. The mission? Deliver the best technological solution to a social issue in the country. https://github.blog/2019-12-16-presenting-codenaija-a-hackathon-hosted-by-andela-and-githubs-blacktocats/
Developers in India—we're joining @mozilla @cloudflare in asking @GoI_MeitY to rethink rules that would affect how developers work and could fragment the internet, and to ask that the public be able to weigh in to help keep the internet open and empowering https://blog.mozilla.org/netpolicy/files/2020/01/Cloudflare-GitHub-and-Mozilla-India-Intermediary-Liability-Amendments-Open-Letter-07.01.2020-.pdf
Do you have a compelling talk about Security, DevOps, or Collaboration? Well with your help we can turn Paris from the city of lights, to the city of code! GitHub Satellite will be May 6-7, 2020 in Paris, France and we’re looking for speakers. Submit now!
Open source wouldn’t be what it is today without the work you all contribute.
We had a chance to talk to @CNBC about just that and the incredible results that can come when communities collaborate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpeDK1TPbew
Want to try out GitHub Actions but not sure where to start?
Build your first action in less than 10 minutes with our new GitHub Learning Lab course. https://lab.github.com/github/hello-github-actions!
Vulnerability alerts are an important part of keeping open source code safe. Learn more about this feature, one of the engineers behind it, and his cybersecurity-defense-dog Humphrey Dogart.
Congrats to the winners of the #myfirstrepo contest @rea_loretta @mircaze--your stories make us so proud! https://github.blog/2019-12-10-the-impact-of-that-first-repository-winners-of-the-myfirstrepo-contest/
Keeping code safe and secure is one of our top priorities.
Our GitHub Enterprise and Security teams have put together some tips and steps you can take to make sure your Enterprise Server accounts and code are as secure as possible.
If you signup by January 1, 2020, you’ll be eligible for the match for up to 1 year: https://help.github.com/en/github/supporting-the-open-source-community-with-github-sponsors/about-github-sponsors#about-the-github-sponsors-matching-fund
Friendly reminder: to be eligible for the GitHub Sponsors Matching Fund, apply to GitHub Sponsors by Jan 1. If you’ve been putting it off, now’s the time to act! https://github.com/sponsors
Attention Dev... fashion lovers? Sure. Tomorrow only, 20% off all apparel on the GitHub store with code GitHub20. We're talking shirts, hoodies, hats, you name it! https://github.myshopify.com/
There’s no one way to build code—that’s why GitHub works alongside AWS, helping your team collaborate and use the tools and languages you need.
Join us at #reInvent for sessions on ways to use GitHub and AWS, together. https://github.blog/2019-11-25-github-at-aws-reinvent/?utm_campaign=1574705672&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=1574705672
Git Merge is coming to Los Angeles on March 4, 2020
Submit your main session or workshop proposals by December 1 for a chance to share your skills. General attendance tickets are also now available for purchase. https://git-merge.com/
Are you as excited as us to have GitHub on-the-go?
Check out all the mobile updates announced last week in under 8 minutes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9i-nvqPe5Rs
It's easier than ever to get your code into production consistently and reliably with GitHub Actions and Packages.
And did we mention, they're both out of beta and available for all developers? See the latest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRqaN9Nhwjs
Filter through and act on the work that's most important to you and your team with the new notifications experience.
• Find, triage, and respond to notifications easily
• Set up custom and default filters
• Get your notifications on mobile
GitHub mobile isn’t complete without support for iPad.
Your commits, pull requests, and more—now available on even more of your devices.