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Company Overview of GitHub Inc.

Company Overview

GitHub Inc. provides code hosting services. It allows users to share codes with friends, co-workers, classmates, and strangers; offers control system for the collaborative development of software; allows users to fork, send pull requests, and manage various public and private repositories; and offers collaborator management, wikis, downloads, code review, and graphs. The company allows individuals and team members to discuss about codes; and track and assign issues to other teammates. GitHub Inc. was founded in 2008 and is based in San Francisco, California.

548 4th Street

San Francisco, CA 94107

United States

Founded in 2008



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GitHub Inc. Key Developments

GitHub Replaces Copy and Paste With ZeroClipboard

GitHub has launched a new feature called ZeroClipboard, a library for copying text to the clipboard that uses an invisible Adobe Flash movie through a JavaScript interface.

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