GitHub Now Hosts Over 2.2 Million Source Code RepositoriesGitHub Now Hosts Over 2.2 Million Source Code Repositories

Posted Feb 25, 2012

GitHub is now hosting over 2.2 million source code repositories that is being visited by 1.3 million users. Wired has published an article about the origins of the company and service, which includes the story about how Linus Torvalds created Git in 2005 so that anybody can modify their own version of Linux or any software project and then share the changes with anyone else with the touch of a button. GitHub essentially simplifies the command-line interface associated with Git.