GitHub launches an Indian subsidiary to boost its developer community

In this post, I’m going to tell you big news for Indian developer On 12-02-2020 General Manager of GitHub India Maneesh Sharma has announced the official launch of GitHub in India (GitHub India Private Limited). Because India is the third-largest number of active developers on GitHub. The company said that Indian developers are truly building the future of software.

Over the past year, the number of public repositories in India has grown by 75 percent. GitHub hosts the open-source version control system Git that was started by Linus Torvald, who also created the operating system Linux.

What is GitHub

This is the simple definition of GitHub.  GitHub is a Git repository hosting service, but it adds many of its own features. While Git is a command line tool, GitHub provides a Web-based graphical interface. It also provides access control and several collaboration features, such as a wikis and basic task management tools for every project.

 

Supporting the developer community

As the third-largest group of active developers on GitHub, Indian developers are truly building the future of software. Over the past year, the number of public repositories in India has grown 75 percent, demonstrating a sharp increase in collaboration across the Indian developer community. In building out a local team in India, our goal is to create stronger relationships with developers and support open source development across developers, maintainers, and enterprises.

India is also home to one of the largest communities of student developers in the world. Investing in the future of open source by empowering students is key to our efforts to support the amazing developer ecosystem in India. We’re thrilled to announce that GitHub Education is extending our popular GitHub Hackathon Grant program to students in India, which supports student hackathons with up to $1,000 in grants. We’re passionate about supporting the next generation of developers and we’re eager to help more student communities come together to learn and build on GitHub.

GitHub Enterprise

Along with support for a thriving open source community in India, a growing number of local companiessuch as Swiggy and ArisGlobalare also collaborating and building the software that powers their businesses on GitHub Enterprise. We’re working with organizations across industries to help them deliver winning customer experiences using a modern software supply chain and industry best-practices.

We’re also expanding our channel partner program to support GitHub Enterprise customers in running their software development operations effectively, and enable them to achieve their digital transformation ambitions.

Stay up to date

Learn about the latest updates by following @GitHubIndia on Twitter. If you’d like to join our growing team in India, check out our open positions.

Original News :- https://github.blog/2020-02-12-announcing-github-india/#supporting-the-developer-community

Github Tutorial: Git Tutorial: A Complete Beginner’s Guide

 

What is GitHub and how does it work?

GitHub is a code hosting platform for version control and collaboration. It lets you and others work together on projects from anywhere. ... You'll create your own Hello World repository and learn GitHub's Pull Request workflow, a popular way to create and review code.

Is GitHub free?

GitHub Free now includes unlimited private repositories. For the first time, developers can use GitHub for their private projects with up to three collaborators per repository for free. ... Starting today, those scenarios, and many more, are possible on GitHub at no cost.

What is difference between Git and GitHub?

what's the difference? Simply put, Git is a version control system that lets you manage and keep track of your source code history. GitHub is a cloud-based hosting service that lets you manage Git repositories. If you have open-source projects that use Git, then GitHub is designed to help you better manage them.

Why is GitHub so popular?

GitHub is the world's largest software development platform. It provides cloud storage for source code, supports all popular programming languages, and streamlines the iteration process. At its core, the platform uses the Git system which controls revisions and runs in the command line interface.