Editor’s Pick Cloud-based developer tooling is still a very new and highly volatile marketplace. Here’s how we decided who’s on the rise, who’s on the downswing, and who’s capturing the future of development.
Coding platform Github is giving its users a little more security today through two-factor authentication.
Editor’s Pick Did you know that Azure is one of the most popular tools around? It’s also one of the most disliked. The undisputed favorite among devs is Github, with Heroku and New Relic coming in a distant second and third.
Editor’s Pick With this list, we’ll name and keep track of 10 cloud-based, XaaS (everything as a service) companies that boast not only innovative products but also market momentum, cross-platform capabilities, and a forward-looking vision.
GitHub is shipping ‘em like crazy this Monday morning with new tools for easy software licensing and smartphone coding.
In literally two clicks, you can start a development project in the cloud, see its code, and start playing with an app on Google’s App Engine, Compute Engine, or Datastore. That’s exactly what I just did.
Social coding site GitHub has just launched Repository Next, a new design for repos that puts the focus on content, speed, and everyday use.
“Today’s news marks the first time a government entity has published law as a living, collaborative document,” Balter said. “We’re excited to see how the Open Data Policy evolves with the input of the community, and we hope this is just the first of many.”
You don’t have to do anything about it, but file this item under “good to know.”
Education is already accessible online. Now it’s going open source too.
The developer company is giving women in the tech community — especially devs and product designers — a chance to speak out about what drives them.
From a first equity hire to a first round, these documents give startup founders a leg up — now with more open-source collaboration and nerdy street cred!
With over 3 million users and nearly 5 million repositories, GitHub continues to grow.
We survey the top venture capital investments into tech companies of the year. To make this elite list, you needed to raise at least $89 million in 2012.
What’s the best new open-source project of them all? GitHub’s got about 10 good guesses on that subject.
Forget about consumer IPOs: The vast majority of companies expected to go to the public markets in 2013 will be business-focused.
Venture capital investments declined in both dollars and deal volume this quarter, according to the latest TheMoneyTree report.
Another year, another chance to throw a rubber sphere at the Twilio guys’ heads. For a good cause, of course.
Guest Post SuccessFactors. Taleo. Yammer. What do these companies have in common? Each is an enterprise tech company worth billions of dollars, indicating rapid growth in the emerging enterprise technology industry.
Don’t worry, hell has not frozen over. But the White House is very definitely not doing business — or government, rather — as usual. The U.S. government has released a repository of open source code for allowing citizens to create and vote on petitions, the same functionality that drives WhiteHouse.gov.
Yes, folks its another VBWeekly, and our regular VBWeekly host Jolie O’Dell was out on assignment, so VentureBeat’s executive Editor Dylan Tweney has stepped in to take you through the stories of the week. And we have stories; running from Digg dumping itself for a bit of a loss for its investors, to Github grabbing investor money. Lots of it. Also we replay a section of the interview we did with Yves Behar of Ouya and have a look at a pretty interesting little iPad game from Nukotoys.
Github, the service that many professional programmers use to store their work and collaborate on coding, was hacked over the weekend. A young Russian named Egor Homakov showcased a loophole in Github that would allow anyone to commit to the master copy of a project, meaning they could alter or delete the source code. But when his account was suspended by Github, a furious argument broke among developers out about his intentions. Was he doing the community a service by exposing the flaw or taking things too far with a very public hack?
Code host GitHub has acquired dev shop Ordered List, hired all its employees and adopted the company’s entire product line as its own.
Node.js became the most popular code repository on Github over the holiday weekend.
Code-slinging warriors from 17 Silicon Valley startups met for a gridiron foam-dodgeball clash on Sunday. The games, which raised money for charity, were part of the Octocat Dodgeball Invitational and were hosted by code repository company Github.