Github services are now free for all the teams. Also, read ahead to know what the Github services have got to offer.
Github is an American company that provides hosting for software development version controls. Furthermore, the headquarters of Github is in San Francisco, California, United States.
The company was founded on 8th February 2008. Also, Nat Friedman is the current CEO of it. Furthermore, it is the subsidiary of Microsoft. They acquired the company in 2018 for 7.8 billion dollars.
It offers source code management and distributed version control along with some of its features. Also, the company offers access control, bug tracking, feature requests, wikis, and task management for every project and assignment.
The company offered unlimited private repositories to all plans as of January 2019. Also, Github has more than 40 million users as of January 2020. To date, it has more than 100 million repositories. As a result, Github has become the largest host of source code in the world.
Makes Private Repositories Free
The company has made private repositories free to all. Furthermore, these private repositories have unlimited collaborators Github account. As a result, all the core Github core tools and features are free of cost, including the teams.
It made this announcement on 14th April 2020. Also, organizations had to subscribe to a paid plan before the latest plan was announced. As a result, organizations had to a paid plan to use Github for private development.
However, the new free plan allows teams to have any number of public or private repositories. Also, the teams get 2000 private repo actions and 500MB of private repo package storage per month.
Github’s New Plan
It is reducing the price of its Team’s Plan from $9 per user per month to $4 per user per month. Furthermore, the customers will automatically see the new pricing being reflected on their bills.
Also, the company will include 3000 Actions per month for private repositories. The organizations using Teams for Open Source will now get this account for free in the new plan.