Whoops. Last week I was at Microsoft Ignite, and the week before I was at NDC Sydney, and in my jetlagged stupor, I managed to miss publishing this newsletter. But never fear, that means this week is twice as good!
- GitHub Survey for Nat
Nat Friedman will become the CEO of GitHub when Microsoft's acquisition closes, and he wants to hear about the things that are important to you about GitHub.
- GitLab: Announcing $100 million in Series D round funding led by ICONIQ Capital
GitLab announces yet another round of funding: this time they take $100 million and they now calculate their value in the "unicorn" range of over $1 billion. Congratulations!
- How Microsoft Rewrote its C# Compiler in C# and Made it Open Source
Rewriting software is often considered and rarely successful - yet the C# Compiler team set out to build a new compiler - and succeeded! How did they do it?
- Upgrading GitHub from Rails 3.2 to 5.2
Upgrading Rails on a project the size of GitHub.com is no easy task: the lessons learned upgrading from Rails 3.2 are useful for large projects on Rails, of course, but really any large project
- Hacktoberfest 2018
Autumn's here which means cool weather, the leaves changing colors, and Hacktoberfest, an entire month of celebrating contributions to open source projects.
- Join me at SQL in the City to capture the value of DevOps
Yes, you want to deliver new features to your customers faster - but how do you discuss DevOps with the leadership at your company? Kendra will give you fresh insights.
- GitHub Universe
GitHub Universe is right around the corner, and it's not too late to get tickets to two days of talks about software development and delivery.