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?

    …., Google, Dropbox, GitHub, Salesforce), and those accounts can stay safe because the key doesn’t retain any records of where it is used. Fast login: If you use a security key with your desktop computer, logging in is as simple as a tap on the key after you enter your password. Readers: Would you consider using a physical security key to login to Facebook? Keep Your Facebook Account Safe with YubiKey from Yubico on Vimeo. …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google Facebook- 37 readers -
  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    …. The integration was contributed to the Nuclide project on GitHub just a few weeks after the hackathon, and the team is still adding new features. Nuclide is built on top of Atom, an open-source desktop text editor. At another hackathon later in the year, a few engineers set out to produce a version of Atom that runs in the browser as a step toward…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 41 readers -
  • Facebook 2016 Open-Source Year in Review (Infographic)

    … include: The top new Facebook projects in 2016 show the large appetite for React and React Native in the developer community. Both of these projects are fundamentally changing how engineers build user interfaces. Three of Facebook’s top five new projects in 2016 involved adoption of React or React Native. More than 500,000 developers have React…

    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- 15 readers -
  • Tumblr Now Supports Apple Live Photos on the Web

    … Tumblr extended its support for Apple’s Live Photos to the web. The blogging network also announced that It is open-sourcing the Laphs JavaScript library that enabled it to launch the feature. Tumblr said in a blog post: That’s right! Live Photos work on the web now. Whenever you see that famous Live Photo icon, click and hold to make them…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 9 readers -
  • When Social Networking Isn’t Enough

    …. And the effort it would take to compile such a list isn’t small. Additionally, why would you put in that time when there’s already a resource in place? By logging onto sites like cOutsource, Upwork or Freelancer and posting what you need, you can bring a list of dedicated professionals to you. Then all you have to do is look through any proposals and decide…

    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- 21 readers -
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