GitLab is an open-sourced code hosting platform for all of your projects.
Paco Hernández- Software developerI have used it and it is better in some aspects than GitHub (i.e. you can have unlimited private repositories for free).
The Next WebLast night, Bloomberg reported that Microsoft has acquired GitHub. The deal is still unconfirmed by both parties (I asked, they said " no comment "), but it's believed Microsoft will announce it later today. (UPDATE: Microsoft has officially announced its acquisition of GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock.)
TechCrunchThe fact that Microsoft is buying GitHub has left a lot of developers with a deep feeling of unease and a lot of them are now looking for alternatives. One of those is GitLab and that company has decided to strike the iron while it's hot.