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
  • 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- 32 readers -
  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    … something completely from scratch. Instead, many teams find ways to build on top of Facebook’s existing infrastructure in new ways. A Seattle-based group of engineers and designers leveraged some of the infrastructure behind Facebook Live with the goal of building a small, private, livestreaming experience within Messenger. The hackathon project was built…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 32 readers -
  • Facebook 2016 Open-Source Year in Review (Infographic)

    … browser. It takes advantage of functional, asynchronous, declarative programming models for building VR applications. Facebook’s 2016 open source projects brought big efficiency wins to various parts of the stack. Zstandard is an open-source compression algorithm that can compress data three times to five times faster. ReDex reduces the byte code (size…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 25 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- 15 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- 26 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- 18 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- 24 readers -
  • The Nuts and Bolts Behind Facebook’s 360-Degree Videos

    … be making available today. We encountered several engineering challenges while building 360 video for News Feed. Our primary goal was to tackle the drawback of the standard equirectangular layout for 360 videos, which flattens the sphere around the viewer onto a 2D surface. This layout creates warped images and contains redundant information at the top…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Grow: Build The Ultimate Internet Marketing Dashboard

    …, Amazon S3 , Appraisal, Asana, Box, CSV, Custom Rest API, Channel Advisor, Database Connector , Dropbox, Facebook, Facebook Ads, Freshbooks, FTP/SFTP File access, Github, Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Google Spreadsheets, Harvest, HP Vertica, Infusionsoft, Insidesales.com, Instagram , Magento, Mailchimp, Marketo, Mixpanel, MongoDB, Mysql, Netsuite…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 33 readers -
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