Did you read the news today?

I'm busy. Too busy to read the news today. More work than I ever anticipated when joining GitLab. #allremote works for me, and I am not doing extra hours or going weekend routes. "Work" provides me with satisfaction and fun, I invest passion and energy and get so much back…

1. Everyone Can Contribute Käffchen

This is a German coffee chat virtually hosted by me. Inspired by https://www.everyonecancontribute.com/ Wann: Jeden Mittwoch, 17:00 Uhr CEST. Vielleicht auch mal später, einfach auf Twitter folgen und fragen. Wer: Du und Michael Friedrich, Nico Meisenzahl, Carsten Köbke, Moritz Tanzer, Nicolai Buchwitz Wo: Zoom bei Michi.…

Dark mode for the Web IDE in GitLab

The Web IDE is fully integrated into the GitLab workflow: Edit/upload a fileWrite and code with advanced syntax highlighting & tools tipsCommit the change, create a branch and Merge RequestCI/CD feedback on the right, no context switchesThis really works well and has improved my workflows ever since. The…

dotfiles - Document and automate your Macbook setup

Why dotfiles When I first started working on Windows, Linux and macOS many years ago, there was this steep learning curve. Not everything on the system had a good default for improved productivity, often tools were missing to create your own work environment. At first glance, I started writing blog…

User experience challenge: Installing GitLab

Yesterday I joined the UX group conversation and we had a look into the installation page for GitLab. The order was misaligned, with making Raspberry Pi the number one distribution for running GitLab. Well, of course you can run it there - this is more of a psychological thing that…