MicrosoftAnnounceBuy the most popular code hosting platform, GitHub, for $7 billion 500 million.
Previous rumors of takeover have sparked heated discussions in the community.PetitionDo not let Microsoft buy, but these actions are useless, and more people choose to move to rival Gitlab.
In Microsoft's press release, the company's CEO Satya Nadella says Microsoft is the first company to put developers, and the acquisition of GitHub has strengthened its commitment to developers. Microsoft is buying GitHub with a price of $7 billion 500 million, and GitHub will operate independently after the acquisition. Microsoft vice president and Xamarin founder Nat Friedman will serve as CEO, and CEO Chris Wanstrath will serve as Microsoft's technical academician.