Hackers are breaching GitHub accounts and inserting malicious code disguised as Dependabot contributions to steal authentication secrets and passwords from developers.
Announcing improved support for Dependabot and support for Software Bill of Materials (SBOMs).
Why you should use GitHub's Software Bill of Materials API instead of the Dependency Graph GraphQL API.
Setting up real-time Slack notifications for GitHub (1 mins read).
How to get Slack's real-time notifications integrated with GitHub.
Researchers from Purdue and NCSU have found a large number of command injection vulnerabilities in the workflows of projects on GitHub. Follow these four tips to keep your GitHub Actions workflows secure.
Merging a branch in GitHub - the hard way (4 mins read).
How to (kinda) merge two branches in GitHub using the underlying Git database API.
GitHub recently experienced several availability incidents, both long running and shorter duration. We have since mitigated these incidents and all systems are now operating normally. Read on for more details about what caused these incidents and what we’re doing to mitigate in the future.
Getting the commit author details for a GitHub App account (1 mins read).
How to retrieve the git commit author details for a given GitHub App.
Since the beginning, GitHub.com has been a Ruby on Rails monolith. Today, the application is nearly two million lines of code and more than 1,000 engineers collaborate on it daily. We deploy as often as 20 times a day, and nearly every week one of those deploys is a Rails upgrade. Upgrading Rails weekly Every […]
Many of us are aware of the benefits that a strong focus on automation can bring, particularly in our development workflow and DevOps lifecycle. But silos across businesses can lead to duplication of effort, and potential to lose out on best practices. In this post, we’ll explore how CI/CD can be shared across your entire organization alongside policies, for a well-governed experience with GitHub Actions.
This is cool, I've been considering what the process is for setting one of these up recently
Ensuring files are synced between repos with GitHub Actions (2 mins read).
Creating a GitHub Action workflow to indicate when vendored files are out-of-sync between GitHub repos.
Getting a GitHub App installation token on the command-line (1 mins read).
How to get a GitHub App installation token (using Typescript) for a given installation.
Listing the status of your branch protection in GitHub (1 mins read).
Creating a command-line Go tool to list the branch protection status of your repositories.
Using Turbolift and Microplane to enact changes across many Git(Hub) repositories.
GitHub Actions has supported using OIDC tokens for about 15 months now. It is a much better of providing AWS credentials to workflows than creating IAM users and storing long-lived access keys in GitHub Actions secrets.
Enabling/Disabling GitHub Issues via the GitHub API (1 mins read).
How to use the GitHub API to update whether Issues are enabled on a given repo or not.
The GitHub CODEOWNERS file validator. Contribute to mszostok/codeowners-validator development by creating an account on GitHub.
Prefilling OAuth2 scopes for GitHub Personal Access Tokens (1 mins read).
How to make it easier to set up your OAuth2 scopes on a Personal Access Token with GitHub.
We’re introducing calendar-based versioning for our REST API, so we can keep evolving our API, whilst still giving integrators a smooth migration path and plenty of time to update their integrations.
See what we're building to enhance the most integrated developer platform that allows developers and enterprises to drive innovation with ease.
Listing all GitHub repositories in a GitHub Organisation (2 mins read).
How to use the GraphQL API to list all the repositories that can be found in a given GitHub organisation.
:bird: A GitHub action to tweet from a repository. Contribute to twitter-together/action development by creating an account on GitHub.
The other day someone claimed a hostname on a domain I own and it took me a while to track down how. After a lot of digging around, trying to figure out how the hijack was accomplished, it turns out it was via GitHub Pages.
and there it is. github takes all our free code, puts it in a blender, uses us for free QA on the result, and finally turns around and charges for it
Looks like GitHub Copilot is going public as a paid product! I have to admit that their "first hit is free" strategy worked perfectly, writing code without it is now somewhat painful and I'll happily pay for it
Brendan Dolan-Gavitt (@moyix)Tue, 21 Jun 2022 18:50 +0000
eevee (@eevee)Tue, 21 Jun 2022 19:50 +0000
If you need to verify the ID of the OAuth application, check the number at the end of the url like github.com/orgs/<org>/policies/applications/145909 coming from the github.com/organizations/<org>/settings/oauth_application_policy page.
chrismo (@the_chrismo)Sat, 16 Apr 2022 02:42 +0000
From automating builds and releases to taking care of large-scale regression testing, here are a few ways we use GitHub Actions to build GitHub.
If you haven't signed up for the preview of the new GitHub code search you're missing out - I use it every day now, being able to execute complex searches (including regular expression matches!) against every line of code on GitHub is absurdly useful cs.github.com
Simon Willison (@simonw)Mon, 28 Mar 2022 04:51 +0000
It was MySQL, with the resource contention, in the database cluster
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