GitHub上+$, the popular social network for web developers and programmers, has released a new version of its visual identity, including an updated标志设计+$(shown above) and an official mark based on its mascot, the Octocat.
+$The mark (shown below) - a pared-down, negative silhouette of the Octocat's upper body - also offers a more formal approach to branding GitHub.
+$The Octocat itself - shown below - appears unchanged, though (and still, confusingly, only has four legs).
+$"We've worked hard to preserve the things that both we and the community love about the GitHub identity while improving the things we felt didn't fit," says a statement on the+$GitHub Blog+$. "We have big dreams and now an identity that will suit them well.
+$Github has made all these assets free to download这里+$to use on your sites and apps, as long as you do not imply that they represent your own products. Approved uses of the assets include the following
- +$Use the Octocat or GitHub logo to link to GitHub
- +$Use the Mark in social buttons to link to your GitHub profile or project
- +$Use the Octocat or GitHub logo to advertise that your product has built-in GitHub integration
- +$Use the Octocat or GitHub logo in a blog post or news article about GitHub
+$What do you think of GitHub's new logo? Share your views in the comments below!