- GitHub Satellite Event: On May 6, GitHub made several feature announcements at their GitHub Satellite Event. Here’s GitLab’s blog post about their event.
- GitHub Teams for Free: On April 14, 2020, GitHub announced that GitHub is now free for teams. GitLab has been free for teams/organizations since its inception. Read GitLab’s blog post response and #GitChallenge on this move by GitHub.
- 2020-04-14 - GitHub announces that it is now Free for Teams
- 2019-11 - GitHub announces general availability of GitHub Actions for all users.
- 2019-05-10 - GitHub announces a limited public beta for GitHub Package Registry. From the website: “With GitHub Package Registry you can safely publish and consume packages within your organization or with the entire world.”
- 2018-09-10 - GitHub announces that Microsoft Azure Pipelines are available in the GitHub Marketplace. This is in parallel with Microsoft (who recently acquired GitHub) announcing their Azure DevOps (rebranded VSTS/TFS). Related? Yes!
- 2018-09-10 - Microsoft announces the addition of GitHub Pull Requests integrated directly into Visual Studio Code. Visual Studio Code is Microsoft’s lightweight (but still not web based) code editor.
- 2018-06-04 - Microsoft acquires GitHub.