Developers must be no stranger to GitHub. GitHub provides developers with a lot of convenience, especially for the management of code and access to other people's code (copy). Many excellent open source projects and software on GitHub, even if not a professional Developers, it's worth paying attention to it.
However, in the past two days, there was a news that disturbed the developers. The most open source github was bought by the least open source Microsoft. Microsoft paid $ 7.5 billion for a full acquisition of GitHub. It's also a good home for the founding team of GitHub. However, what will happen to GitHub in the future is hard to predict.
GitHub is not the only option for developers. It is rumored that GitHub's difficulty in making money is also why it was acquired by Microsoft as a good home. According to CSDN research from China ’s largest developer forum, many developers have recently moved the engineering code on GitHub to gitlab. Many developers who have been using GitLab for a long time and have always adhered to svn have stated that they are just trying to eat a lot of people.