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Open-source developers targeted in sophisticated malware attack

Developers who publish their code on GitHub have been targeted in an attack campaign that uses a little known but potent cyberespionage malware.

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Git Hound, Truffle Hog root out GitHub leaks

The two open source tools check for cyptographic keys and other sensitive information in code saved on GitHub and offers warnings if secrets are at risk

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Google open-sources test suite to find crypto bugs

Developers can use Project Wycheproof to test cryptographic algorithms against a library of known attacks to uncover potential weaknesses

GitHub's 7 most popular productivity tools for programmers

GitHub's 7 top productivity tools for programmers

GitHub abounds with open source tools aimed at helping developers build software faster. Get the top seven picks from working programmers

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GitHub Atom 1.9 picks up speed, drops API

Version 1.9 gains speed, but loses the GitRepositoryAsync API; the beta of version 1.10 upgrades the Atom Package Manager

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Make Git work for global teams

Git was made for distributed teams, but long distances introduce special challenges

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Sputnik automates code review for Java projects on GitHub

More than a service, Sputnik has open source underpinnings that can be downloaded and deployed, and integration with other code hosting services is on the road map

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GitHub takes aim at downtime with DGit

DGit uses the sync mechanisms of Git to replicate GitHub's repositories across multiple servers to make the code hosting platform far less prone to downtime

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GitLab 8.5 pours on the speed

The latest version of the code-hosting platform adds a chronological to-do list, and the Enterprise edition features Geo for remote replica capabilities

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GitHub Enterprise is coming to Bluemix

GitHub's popular code-sharing service for developers has long been available in a self-hosted enterprise version, and now it's coming to IBM's Bluemix cloud platform

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GitHub apologizes for ignoring community concerns

An open letter outlines how the code-sharing site intends to make amends to developers

GitLab rev zeroes in on speed, search, and GitHub

On the occasion of its 50th release, GitLab challenges GitHub with performance monitoring and faster search

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Bitbucket upgrade goes toe to toe with GitHub

Atlassian takes on the hosting leader with an upgrade to its Git code management platform for easier use among distributed teams

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Disgruntled devs vent GitHub grievances -- on GitHub

Fed up with GitHub ignoring requests for common improvements, dozens of open source project leaders are airing their frustration

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Bitbucket vs. GitHub: Which project host has the most?

The right choice boils down to factors such as pricing model, community involvement, and third-party RCS support. In some cases, developers might consider using both

GitLab one-ups GitHub with open source enterprise code hosting

GitLab is targeting the enterprise, but will its open source allure be enough to win developers away from GitHub?

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GitHub's next big innovations won't come from GitHub

The UI-tweaking apps for GitHub will come from third parties like ZenHub -- and GitHub is fine with that.

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How to ruin an open source project: Let us count the ways

GitHub official Brandon Keepers warns about bad practices that could kill your next open source project.

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