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Join GitHub on June 5 to celebrate the Class of 2021

This year, thousands of students from around the world came together and redefined the world we live in, how we learn, and how we move forward. We are honored to be part of the experience

Security keys are now supported for SSH Git operations

GitHub has been at the forefront of security key adoption for many years. We were an early adopter of Universal 2nd Factor (“U2F”) and were also one of the first sites to transition to Webauthn.

Release Radar · April 2021 Edition

We’ve seen some amazing community projects this last month. These are exciting new releases from some of the coolest projects around. There’s everything from world-changing tech to weekend hobbies. There seems to be a bit

GitHub Enterprise Server 3.1 available as a release candidate

GitHub Enterprise Server 3.1 is now available to download as a release candidate. This release follows the most popular GitHub Enterprise Server release in years. GitHub Enterprise Server 3.0 brought GitHub Actions, GitHub Packages and

GitHub Availability Report: April 2021

In April, we experienced two incidents resulting in significant impact and degraded state of availability for API requests and the GitHub Packages service, specifically the GitHub Packages Container registry service. April 1 21:30 UTC (lasting

How we use Web Components at GitHub

At GitHub, we pride ourselves on delivering a first-class developer experience. A considerable part of our work is on our front end, which we strive to keep as lightweight, fast, and accessible as possible. For

Goodbye Dependabot Preview, hello Dependabot!

Dependabot Preview has helped more than 30,000 organizations keep their packages updated with more than seven million pull requests merged since it launched. As a result of that success, the Dependabot team joined GitHub in

A call for feedback on our policies around exploits and malware

April 30, 2021 update: Thank you to everyone who’s weighed in on the discussion so far. I’ve commented in the pull request to clarify a few points based on initial feedback. Keep the comments coming.

Scaling monorepo maintenance

At GitHub, we serve some of the largest Git repositories on the planet. We also serve some of the fastest-growing repositories. Each day, the largest repositories we host become even larger. About a year ago,

GitHub Desktop supports hiding whitespace, expanding diffs, and creating repository aliases

GitHub Desktop 2.8 now includes several new features to make it easier to work with diffs and easier for people who have multiple copies of the same repository. Expand diffs to get more context around