Github

GitHub is a web-based hosting service for software development projects that use the Git revision control system. GitHub offers both paid plans for private repositories, and free accounts for open source projects. The site was launched in 2008 by Tom Preston-Werner, Chris Wanstrath, and PJ Hyett.
Posts about Github
    • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

      With 2016 coming to an end, Facebook shared its favorite hacks for the year from the many hackathons it hosted. The social network pointed out that its initial hackathon of 2016 was also its 50th companywide hackathon, so it was dubbed the Global Hack Jubilee. Facebook also highlighted its Voyager transponder, saying in a blog post that it was built on the data-center tech ...

      David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 16 readers -
  • Facebook 2016 Open-Source Year in Review (Infographic)

    … Developer Tools downloaded on Chrome. React and React Native are two of the top projects on GitHub with more than 50,000 and 40,000 stars, respectively. The React family is expanding: A preview to React VR is launching this week. Underpinned by React Native, React VR is a framework for the creation of virtual reality applications that run in your web…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Facebook Open-Sources Community Cellular Manager

    … Facebook announced the open-sourcing of a solution aimed at furthering its mission of connecting the world. Software engineers Kurtis Heimeri and Steve Muir and infrastructure strategist Shaddi Hasan announced in a blog post last week that the code for Community Cellular Manager is available via GitHub. They described CCM as a software…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Tumblr Now Supports Apple Live Photos on the Web

    … swing. Tumblr was the first third-party application to support Live Photos—you could even GIF ’em. Now we’re the first to support them on the web. And we’re open-sourcing the JavaScript library for any webmaster to use: GitHub and npm. We’re also working on an Android version for you. Tumblr users: What do you think? …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 8 readers -
  • When Social Networking Isn’t Enough

    … that much further. GitHub, for instance, offers a platform where software developers can collaborate on projects while learning from each other. Other similar platforms include Codebunk, Cloud9 and Kobra. Or if you need something more creative, you could look to sites like Fiverr or actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s HitRecord, where creators collaborate…

    Mary C. Long/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 19 readers -
  • Facebook Open-Sources Surround 360 3-D 360-Degree Camera System

    … of, improve or distribute the camera based on these specs. Surround 360 seamlessly combines the video from 17 cameras—14 wide-angle cameras bolted to a horizontal ring, with one fish-eye camera on top and two more on the bottom—helping slash production effort and time. Readers: What are your thoughts on the open-sourcing of Surround 360? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 9 readers -
  • The Nuts and Bolts Behind Facebook’s 360-Degree Videos

    … unsupervised understanding of what is happening in a video and predicting what’s going to happen next”: The social network said its Vision Understanding team is studying ways to understand video with unsupervised learning models, adding that rather than labeling objects, scenes and actions, it deals with voxels– individual video pixels over time…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Grow: Build The Ultimate Internet Marketing Dashboard

    … We’re big fans of visual performance indicators. Currently, we automate monthly executive reports to our clients and, within our office, we have a large screen that displays a real-time dashboard of all our clients’ internet marketing key performance indicators. It’s been a great tool – always letting us know which clients are getting superior…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 23 readers -
  • How Wikipedia Transitioned to HHVM

    … How did Wikipedia complete its transition to HipHop Virtual Machine, Facebook’s open-source PHP runtime? Brett Simmers from the HHVM team and Wikimedia Foundation principal software engineer Ori Livneh detailed the process in respective blog posts. Simmers wrote on the HHVM blog: I spent four weeks in July and August 2014 working…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin How To's- 16 readers -
  • Facebook’s 2014 Open-Source Highlights

    … 10,000 stars on GitHub, with both achieving the milestone on the same day. Next up on that list, according to Pearce: Pop. Facebook launched 107 new open-source projects in 2014, totaling 65,000 stars on GitHub and more than 6,000 forks. The top five open-source projects in terms of stars on GitHub were: Pop (more than 9,000 in just eight months…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 14 readers -
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