Annual report is published indicating that the GitHub community is expanding all over the world


Christina Morillo

GitHub , the world's largest software development platform, has been used by many software developers since launching in 2008. GitHub has released an annual report for 2019 showing that the world's software development community is growing and increasingly interconnected.

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The total number of user accounts existing on GitHub exceeded 40 million as of the end of September 2019, of which the number of accounts opened in 1 year from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019 was More than 10 million. In addition, the number of newly created projects (repositories) exceeded 44 million during the period from October 2018 to September 2019, and `` Number of users who created projects for the first time '' has been since October 2017. Compared to the period up to September 2018, it increased by 44%.

Each project depends on various other projects, and the average number of projects that each project on GitHub depends on is more than 200.

Also, TensorFlow , one of the most popular projects on GitHub, said that 2,200 contributors were involved in the development between October 2018 and September 2019. In addition, including the contributors of projects that depend on TensorFlow, it can be said that more than 25,000 developers have contributed to the development of TensorFlow.

The use of GitHub in education is also widespread, and the report states that 1.7 million students are learning coding on GitHub. The

GitHub Student Developer Pack has over 760,000 active users, and the next generation of developers are gathering on GitHub.

Of course, companies and other organizations around the world also use GitHub. There are nearly 3 million private and public organization accounts, and there are 70 countries that use GitHub Enterprise Cloud, a cloud service for enterprises. In addition, among the 50 most respected companies in the world (2019 edition) selected by business magazine Fortune , 35 companies contributed to GitHub's open source project during the period from October 2018 to September 2019 It is said that it did.



“The software developer community is becoming increasingly global,” GitHub points out, and open source projects on GitHub are built on average by developers in 41 different countries and regions That's it. Over 80% of GitHub users seem to be accessing from outside the United States, and it seems that there was also access from the South Pole.

The graph below shows the percentage of developers who contributed to open source projects on GitHub from 2014 to 2019. The light blue part at the bottom of the graph represents the percentage of developers outside the United States, and the other parts represent the percentage of developers outside the United States, and you can see that the number of developers outside the United States contributing to open source is increasing rapidly.

Looking at the percentage of non-US users who have created clones and forks using existing open source, the top five countries are China, India, Germany, the UK, and Japan.

Looking at countries with the highest percentage of open source projects, open source projects in various countries such as Nigeria, Iran, Kenya, Indonesia, Greece, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Tunisia, Morocco, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia You can see that is growing.

Looking at the rate of increase in the number of “contributors” who actually created issues, sent pull requests, and attached comments to open source projects, Asian countries such as Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, and Korea ranked high. Accounted for.

Looking at the following rankings showing popular programming languages on GitHub, in 2019,

Python overtakes Java and ranked second, C # replaced with C ++, and the shell exceeded C language .

This is also the fastest growing programming language ranking.

Dart, number one, is a programming language developed by Google, and its usage rate is rising along with Flutter , a mobile application framework.

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