docker-compose: Download latest release automatically

Since there is no package available for docker-compose, one always needs to check the latest release version and then adjust the cURL download command. This step can be automated with fetching the latest release from the GitHub API first, and then using this detail in the cURL command. jq is…

Convert Zoom recording to Twitter video with Handbrake

Jeffrey asked me to create a short intro video for the first German Virtual Connect Day at GitLab. I'm lazy, started Zoom and recorded it. Then I uploaded the video to LinkedIn, and this worked like a breeze. Twitter did not like it, unsupported format (and likely codec). A guide…

DM on GitLab Slack: I need your DNS skills!

How to start a good story? Uh oh. I used to actively maintain DNS infrastructures from 2009-2012 at the University of Vienna, only ops troubleshooting since then. Ok ... let's see. I am located near Nuremberg, Brendan joins from Maryland. Dummy check in the browser - works for me. Probably not…

3. #everyonecancontribute Kaeffchen

This week we welcomed 3 new guests into our lovely German coffee chat: Michael, Marcel and Niclas! everyonecancontribute 2.0As we want to make everyonecancontribute.com our home as well as keep the lovely demo with Tanuki, Clippy & Rainbow-Octocat, we talked a bit about website hosting and organisation. The…

2. #everyonecancontribute Kaeffchen

Lately this iterative conversation happened in our technical evangelism team chat: Let's do a hangout on the latest tech!We have so little German content, let's try this language to break the barrier and insecure feeling English may cause.Record and stream it for everyone.Make it a social event,…