GitHub provides code hosting services that allow developers/people to build software for open source and private projects in organizations. It designs and develops an online platform to allows users to store and share codes repositories with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers.
GitHub has a strategic partnership with
International Business Machines Corporation. It was founded on February 29, 2008, by Chris Wanstrath, PJ Hyett, and Tom Preston-Werner, with its headquarters in San Francisco in California.