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.
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  • Unlock Facebook With a Physical Security Key?

    … Facebook announced support for physical security keys with certain web browsers and mobile devices. Security engineer Brad Hill said in a Facebook Security note that the option is an alternative to the two-factor authentication solution it currently offers, whereby users receive security codes for login approvals via text messages. He wrote…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google Facebook- 38 readers -
  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    … on this infrastructure, which it announced at Oculus Connect 3 in October and recently launched as the Parties feature for Gear VR. During a hackathon dubbed Hack With Heart, Facebook came up with enhancements to its Safety Check feature, as well as Community Help and Fundraisers. The social network’s recent addition of an instant-verification component…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 41 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- 28 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- 16 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- 9 readers -
  • When Social Networking Isn’t Enough

    … Social networking is pretty marvelous, but it isn’t the end-all-be-all for making business connections. There are actually times when you’d do better to look elsewhere. This might sound like blasphemy in this social-media-driven age, but beyond Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are online platforms that aren’t listed under “social networks…

    Mary C. Long/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 33 readers -
  • Facebook Open-Sources Surround 360 3-D 360-Degree Camera System

    … Facebook introduced its Surround 360 3-D 360-degree camera system at its F8 global developers conference in April, and this week, the social network open-sourced its specifications. When Surround 360 debuted at F8, Facebook said it had no plans to brand or sell the system, adding that it would post the specifications to GitHub. That day has…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 20 readers -
  • F8 2016: Facebook Surround 360 3-D 360-Degree Camera System

    … Facebook developed a 3-D 360-degree camera system with an eye toward the 360-degree videos it recently introduced to the social network. Facebook Surround 360 will not be branded or sold by Facebook. Rather, the social network is open-sourcing the technology, with plans to post the design specifications and stitching code on GitHub…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 28 readers -
  • The Nuts and Bolts Behind Facebook’s 360-Degree Videos

    … it encodes 360 video with a pyramid geometry. The code for Facebook’s custom filter to transform 360-degree videos uploaded by users into the cube map format is now available on GitHub, and announcements related to encoding 360 videos to stream them in VR without buffering were: A move from equirectangular layouts to a cube format reduces file…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 22 readers -
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