Pakistan becomes the fastest growing country in open-source development and ranks among the top 10 countries in open-source development revealed by GitHub in its latest Octoverse 2020 report.
GitHub is the largest worldwide community for developers that shares their code online. In 2020, 56 million developers from 200 countries joined the GitHub platform to code better, collaborate, and build larger.
During the year, there is an increase of new joining from Pakistani developers to the GitHub community, and some of them are now the community’s most significant contributors.
As per the report, coming in at #6, Pakistan’s open-source development contribution grew to 51.5% in 2020 compared to 41% in 2019. Nigeria remains at the top with a boost of 65.9% in open-source contribution during 2020.