Article: India emerges as the fastest growing country in the world by open source contribution

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India emerges as the fastest growing country in the world by open source contribution

GitHub has announced new programs for developers, students and startups in India at the GitHub Satellite India virtual event, kicking off today, attracting participants and speakers from across the country. The two-day virtual conference celebrates India’s vibrant developer community and innovative open source projects, with hands-on workshops and expert sessions.

India is home to GitHub’s third largest community of developers and since GitHub officially launched its operations in India in February last year, the company has witnessed phenomenal growth in the country. Over 1.8 million new developers have joined GitHub in India over the past year with the community in India now totalling 5.8 million developers.

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