GitHub is a web-based hosting service for projects that use the Git revision control system.
Created by GitHub Inc
GitHub is a web-based hosting service for projects that use the Git revision control system. It is written in Ruby on Rails by Logical Awesome developers Chris Wanstrath, PJ Hyett, and Tom Preston-Werner. GitHub offers both commercial plans and free accounts for open source projects.
The site provides social networking functionality like feeds, followers and the network graph to display how developers work on their versions of a repository. More Info »
GitHub also operates a pastebin-style site at gist.github.com, wikis for the individual repositories and web pages that can be edited through a git repository.
GitHub has a built-in, highly functional Issue Tracker.
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GitHub was added by SlimG in
Apr 2009 and the lastest update was made in
Jan 2016. There is a history of activites on
GitHub in our Change Log and Activity Log.
It's possible to update the information on GitHub or report it as discontinued, duplicated or spam. If you want a nice
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Github is the place to be for open source projects!