GitHub CLI 1.0 Is Now Available

- Amanda Pinsker tl;dr: With GitHub CLI 1.0, you can run your GitHub workflow from the terminal, from issues through releases, call the API to script nearly any action, and set a custom alias for any command, and more.

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GitHub Archive Program: The Journey Of The World’s Open Source Code To The Arctic

- Julia Metcalf tl;dr: Julia updates us on GitHub's Archive Program - storing open source code in the Arctic Circle.

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Adding A README To Your GitHub Profile

tl;dr: "With a few minutes of work, you can make your GitHub Profile Look Cool!"

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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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