Introducing GitHub Super Linter: One Linter To Rule Them All

- Lucas Gravley tl;dr: A "source code repository packaged into a Docker container and called by GitHub Actions. It will support a lot of languages and more coming in the future."

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GitHub Isn't Fun Anymore

- Jared Palmer tl;dr: "The turning point was when they changed how the ranking system on the trending page worked." Jared explains why, and considers an opportunity for "social network-like features" on GitHub like a NewsFeed or project chat.

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GitHub CodeSpaces

tl;dr: Allows you to code directly on the web without having to make pull requests or setup local environments. 

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Octoverse Spotlight: An Analysis Of Developer Productivity, Work Cadence, And Collaboration In The Early Days Of COVID-19

- Nicole Forsgren tl;dr: Focus of this report is developer productivity and activity, work cadence, and collaboration. It offers insights for leaders, and "implications for leading newly distributed teams through uncertainty."

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GitHub Protips: Tips, Tricks, Hacks, And Secrets From Lee Reilly

- Lee Reilly tl;dr: Make your @mentions stand out, using dark theme, markdown formatting tips and more.

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GitHub's New Notifications: A Case Of Regressive Design

- Drew DeVault tl;dr: A critique of GitHub's new UI, which is currently being rolled out. It has more of an emphasis on notifications and more buttons. 

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NPM Is Joining GitHub

- Nat Friedman tl;dr: "Npm is a critical part of the JavaScript world. The work of the npm team over the last 10 years, and the contributions of hundreds of thousands of open source developers and maintainers, have made npm home to over 1.3 million packages with 75 billion downloads a month."

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GitHub Arctic Code Vault (Video)

tl;dr: In order to preserve the open source code we are highly dependent on, GitHub has built a vault in the Arctic where all Open Source code will be stored. You can read more about it here. 

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GitHub's New Features Show It's Finally Listening To Developers

- Owen Williams tl;dr: Newly launched tool GitHub Sponsor allows contributors to support a specific person or project directly with no fee taken. GitHub matched every dollar contributed in the first year.

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Introducing GitHub Package Registry

- Simina Pasat tl;dr: Currently in limited beta, a package management service that makes it easy to publish public or private packages next to your source code.

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