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Microsoft’s GitHub acquires Pull Panda, will integrate code review tools into its platform

Microsoft-owned GitHub has acquired Pull Panda, a startup that makes code review tools for builders utilizing GitHub.

Pull Panda’s merchandise — Pull Reminders; Pull Analytics; Pull Assigner — will now be out there without spending a dime as a part of GitHub Market utility Pull Panda. GitHub plans to finally integrate the options.

“Higher code critiques imply higher code for software program groups of all sizes, whether or not you’re employed in open supply or on a Fortune 500 group,” GitHub wrote in a blog post. “Nonetheless, fast-moving groups can run into delays as pull requests pile up and fall via the cracks. Groups want a greater strategy to handle critiques, cut back turnaround instances, and ship code quicker.”

Pull Panda CEO Abi Noda based the Boulder, Colo.-based firm final yr. Noda will be a part of GitHub on account of the acquisition.

Microsoft purchased GitHub for $7.5 billion last year, one in every of its largest acquisitions thus far.

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