Microsoft GitHub releases 2020 annual report: the number of developers exceeds 56 million

GitHub released the 2020 annual report “The 2020 State of the Octoverse”, which counts the operating data from October 2019 to September 2020.

The report shows that from October 2019 to September 2020, the number of developers on Github exceeded 56 million; 72% of Fortune 50 companies were using Github; over 60 million new projects were created;

Microsoft officially stated that GitHub expects that by 2025, the number of developers will reach 100 million.