GitHub makes its core tools free for all development teams

GitHub has given developers a welcome helping hand during these difficult times by making its core tools free.

By: Ryan Daws | TechForge Media.

Organisations can now make private repositories without paying any fees. Previously, even small teams would’ve had to pay for a premium membership starting from $7/month.

Last year, GitHub made private repositories available for free users but with restrictions in areas such as the number of collaborators; which hindered teams. Unlimited collaborators and private repositories are now included in the free tier.

Teams can now also access 2,000 GitHub “action minutes” per month at no additional cost. GitHub Actions enable applications to automate individual tasks. Developers can combine their own series of tasks to create Actions, or use ones created by the community.

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