Archive for the ‘github’ Category

Build a JavaScript Command Line Interface (CLI) with Node.js

As great as Node.js is for "traditional" web applications, its potential uses are far broader. Microservices, REST APIs, tooling, working with the Internet of Things and even desktop applications—it's got your back. Another area where Node.js is real...

Nitpicking over Code Standards with Nitpick CI

There are many ways to make sure your code respects a given code standard - we've covered several before. But enforcing a standard team-wide and making sure everyone knows about mistakes before they're applied to the project isn't something that's very...

Project Documentation with Hexo Static Site Generator

When starting an open source project, one of the most important things is to create project documentation. Documentation is essential if we want our project to be used by others, and it can be done in many ways: GitHub Wiki - GitHub lets us make a wik...

More code review tools (on GitHub)

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GitHub has improved their code reviewing tools: Effective code review catches bugs before they’re deployed, improves code consistency, and helps educate new developers. We’re adding new features to make code review on GitHub faster and more flexibl...

GitHub Enterprise 2.5 is Now Available

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Some days back, we reported that GitHub is contemplating offering better and more focused services for Enterprise users. While the direction of GitHub in relation to the target audience that it wishes to focus on is still unclear, GitHub Enterprise 2.5...

Quick Tip: Sync a Fork with the Original via GitHub’s Web UI

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I often find myself having to update my fork of someone else’s repo to include the changes made to the original since the fork. In fact, we use this approach often in SitePoint’s Peer Review System as well. Purely by accident, I’ve recently disco...

Reports Suggest GitHub is Having an Identity Crisis

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According to several popular reports around the web, it seems like GitHub is having internal issues about the direction in which the company should go forward. This news comes shortly after the famed open letter, which addressed the manner in which Git...

GitHub’s 2016 Events Calendar is Out

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GitHub has released its events schedule for 2016. Out of the five total events, two are scheduled to be held in Europe. It all begins on April 5-6, in New York, followed by GitHub Satellite on May 11 in Amsterdam.  Here is what the schedule looks like...

Sourcehunt: Hacktoberfest 2015 Edition – Hack to Glory

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We love open source. In fact, it’s almost exclusively what we write about. But using the outreach we have for drawing attention only to our own work wouldn’t be fair - so we decided to try something new with this post / series, and just in time for...