GitHub is falling for thousands of software developers this morning. Microsoft’s proprietary service, which provides version control through Git and hosting for software development, has been inactive for more than an hour. GitHub users have encountered errors while accessing the service and some are not even able to use their integrated development environment (IDE) due to how closely the development of the software is related to the service.
GitHub says it is investigating the outage and has “identified the source of high errors and is working on recovery.”
GitHub is a large code repository that has become very popular with developers and companies that host entire projects and service code. Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook and many other large tech companies use GitHub. There are over 1
Microsoft acquired GitHub for $ 7.5 billion in 2018 and has gradually improved developer service. Microsoft cut the price of GitHub’s most popular payment levels earlier this year and moved a key feature of all its payment plans to its free option.