Covering the space of open source projects and initiatives

Moving to GitHub Pages

So you may have noticed some downtime recently, after the publishing of our open letter, and defiently notice the change of design. You can check that letter out for more details on this decision, but I want to go into some of the details and the experience of moving to GitHub Pages. The first hurdle to get over was getting our posts off of our... Read more

Changing My View of Frameworks

JavaScript frameworks tout features like making it “painless to create interactive UIs” and being “Approachable”, so why have I held off learning one for so long? For the longest time now, I have been a huge supporter of avoiding frameworks, especially frontend JavaScript libraries, in favour of writing everything as close to “bare metal” (as c... Read more

Writing an "emotional" chat bot

A lot of things have changed since the beginning of computers. At first we used to type everything out in such a mechanical fashion – in a way a computer could understand. The first “voice commands” couldn’t understand you if you were off one or two words. But, in 2017, it’s much different. Now you can phrase any question to Google Assistant an... Read more

A Look at Hacktoberfest

DigitalOcean and Github have teamed up to encourage people to contribute to open source - but what exactly is “Hacktoberfest”, and what does it mean for the larger Github community? Let’s talk about the two companies behind this. There’s Github, the well known and massively popular git repository hosting platform on which the competition is bei... Read more

README: Monetization

It should be no secret that Git Galaxy is sort of a money sink right now, with no monetization enabled. This changes today. First, to the uninitiated, let’s talk about why this is such an important move. For months now I have been running Git Galaxy out of my own pocket, financing this startup with my own capital. While it could easily run for ... Read more