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  • GitHub, Inc.
  • Legal Name: GitHub, Inc.
  • Website: github.com
  • Founded: 2008
  • Founder(s): Tom Preston-Werner, Chris Wanstrath, P. J. Hyett, Scott Chacon
  • Wikipedia: wikipedia.org/wiki/GitHub
  • Title: Where the world builds software

What is GitHub?

GitHub, headquartered in California, is a service that offers a cloud-based Git repository. It allows developers to store, manage, track and control changes in their code. It was founded in February of 2008 and since 2018, it is a subsidiary of Microsoft. As of 2020, the platform has more than 40 million users and 190 million repositories, which makes it the biggest host of source code that exists.

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