back to article GitHub throws open doors on 'app' souk

Social code repository GitHub is making it easier for developers to fetch data and spend money. In conjunction with the company's Satellite 2017 conference in London on Monday, GitHub is rolling out GitHub Marketplace, a store for development tools that assist with tasks like continuous integration, code reviews, and project …

  1. hattivat

    The parallel is that the particular tool she obtains - a punched-card-operated Jacquard loom - is arguably the earliest form of programming: http://www.computerhistory.org/storageengine/punched-cards-control-jacquard-loom/

    So I think it is trying to make a point like "programmers always went to marketplaces to get their tools". A bit silly, yes, but not entirely without sense.

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