GitHub has released a report named, “The State of the Octoverse” which gives an overview of various aspects of open-source activity like popular programming languages and how countries are performing in terms of open source activities.
According to a report titled, “The State of the Octoverse” by GitHub, Pakistan has secured the fourth rank in terms of percentage growth of open source projects on GitHub, year on year. The report says that Pakistan’s open source projects has seen a 41 per cent growth over last year. Pakistan is also one of the fastest growing nations in terms of contributors to open source projects with a 71 per cent increase from last year.
Open source projects in developing countries
The report by GitHub gives us an overview on open source activity that has been taking place on in the world over the past one year. It intends to encourage open source culture and to highlight the importance of contributing to open source projects, especially in developing countries.