This new year, GitHub has decided to provide unlimited private repositories on free accounts.
GitHub always offered free accounts but the caveat was that your code had to be public. To get private repositories, you had to pay. But now this is not the case anymore, now free user account can also have unlimited private repositories.
This news came after start of 2019 as a new year gift for open source developers as now they can store more private code on Social Coding Platform.
After Microsoft acquire Github last year,
It’s official. @GitHub is now a part of the Microsoft family of companies. New GitHub CEO @NatFriedman shares his plans for a GitHub that’s open, developer-first, and better than ever: https://t.co/kzet3lErm2— Microsoft (@Microsoft) October 26, 2018
Developers thought that tech giant may not handle the Social Code Sharing Platform well but now it look like that Microsoft is trying to impress the GitHub Community.
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