If true, then this is mind-blowing.1 If you’re a developer working on web technologies, it’s difficult to imagine what Apple could announce tomorrow at WWDC that in the long run would be bigger news than this.

Update: the acquisition is confirmed.

  1. It also makes the top-rated answer on Quora for this question look really silly. Anyone who actually thinks that Microsoft’s Visual Studio Team Services is better than GitHub is laughably insane. I’ve used them both extensively and there’s no comparison. The question at this point is this — will TFS and GitHub continue to exist alongside each other? I’d love to see TFS get cannibalized by GitHub. ↩︎