So Microsoft bought GitHub. What happens over the coming months will be of interest to all those who consume or produce open source software and store it on GitHub. If you’re one of the many disenchanted that are not happy with the buy out, there are options. GitLab has been around since 2011 and offers a fantastic alternative for hosting your code. Not only does GitLab provide free repositories but you can self host a GitLab instance if you are inclined.
Check it out: http://gitlab.com