GitHub is an open source platform where millions of people log in to build software, share ideas, learn to code and work on over 85 million projects worldwide.
At this year’s GitHub Universe which happens to be their 10th year anniversary, Nigeria was ranked among the highest contributors at 4th place after Hong Kong, Singapore and Egypt.
Other countries following Nigeria as major contributors on Github are; Bangladesh, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Malaysia and Portugal.
The fastest growing software developing languages are; Kotlin, HCL, TypeScript, PowerShell, Rust, CMake, Go, Python, Groovy, SQLPL being the 10th fastest growing.
Other important from the Github Universe anniversary can be found below;
Growth in Nigeria has been tremendous. It’s the 4th highest growing contributor community this year. #opensource #githubuniverse
Opensource powers the modern economy. Look how many large companies are investing, or are all in in #opensource @jasoncwarner #githubuniverse
Happy 10th anniversary @github Tools change quite a bit, and today pull requests are the standard way of making changes to software #githubuniverse
Today, software developers are some of the most sought after people in the world #githubuniverse @jasoncwarner
Fun fact: 80% of @github users are from outside of the US. 96 million repositories with 40% year to year growth. 200 million pull requests ever. 1.1 million students have learned to code on GitHub. #githubuniverse
This is a remarkable decade of change. @Microsoft acquiring @github and behind every great company is a team of great software developers. What makes products special these days? Phones? Cars? Sneakers? Software is what matters! @jasoncwarner #GitHubUniverse
With suggested changes, authors don’t need to copy and paste the code suggestions from reviewers anymore. You can add the suggested change and the author can accept it. This removes a lot of the back and forth during the PR review.
Every developer regardless of where you work, deserves the best developer experience. Earlier this year @github launched learning lab. With learning lab you can learn skills like a basic intro to hit, how to get started with #opensource, and more #githubuniverse
There has been 33% growth in @github apps. More than 12 million users are using integrations. https://t.co/ADp7LonDZN runs on 40k cpu cores, and the network edge ships 100 gigabits per second at daily peak. #githubuniverse
Fiona Tan from @Walmart talks about why the future needs more women who code. It’s great to have mentors & role models, & they don’t necessarily have to be women. Having people who believe in you is important. #githubuniverse #diversityintech
And here are the top #opensource contributors by company in 2018. International contributions to open source are also growing significantly each year. #githubuniverse