GitHub released its annual Octoverse report today to reveal trends found in one of the largest developer communities on the planet. Results include a spike in open source project activity following the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. GitHub is now used by 56 million developers worldwide, up from 44 million in 2019 and 31 million in 2018.
Among other highlights:
- Nigeria continues to rank highest among strong contributions to open source projects, followed by Hong Kong, Saudi, Arabia, and