Tag: Github

  • A patch for the Github centralization dilemma

    Github, with its 75,000,000 repositories, has become a central place for open source development and is well-known for having popularized Git among programmers and other code hungry fellas. The irony is not lost on anyone that we are again relying on a centralized service for our decentralized Git workflow. And as with any centralization comes […]

  • Git versioning and diff visualizing tools for designers

    Here is the video of my presentation at the Libre Graphics Meeting 2016, in London. For the most part, I expose my quest for a Git based visualizing tool that could help designers integrate a version control workflow. The slides are viewable from here. You can also download them from this Gitlab repo. If you […]

  • Github, why u no show more media files?

    Maybe you’ve noticed, it’s impossible to search for media files on Github. Searching Github is for code only. You might find references to media files in code, but no more. This is pretty annoying although understandable for two reasons: Github targets developers and, as such, focuses on tools that are relevant to them. The open […]

  • Teasing : the most popular media file formats on Github

    In my process of studying collaborative tools for designers, I took a deeper look at Github to find out how much media files were hosted there, of which type, etc. I’m just using the API provided by Github. No magic trick here. Although it’s a long process due to the API call limitations. There is […]