Collaboration does work, 3 million users is a great achievement.


GitHub has passed the 3 million-developer mark, a milestone for the collaborative platform for application development. GitHub said it happened Monday night on the first day of the company’s all-hands winter summit.

Launched in April 2008, GitHub celebrated its first million users in September 2011. The company hit the 2 million mark in August 2012, just short of a year later. How many users GitHub draws in the next 12 months is anybody’s guess, but it’s fair to say that it will at least double or perhaps even triple.

According to the blog, GitHub will soon see the 5 millionth repository being hosted on GitHub any week now.

And to celebrate, GitHub is having a party this Thursday at Code Bass in San Francisco. Now is a good time to celebrate for GitHub, as it has had a phenomenal year. They have shown how important it is for developers to collaborate…

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