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…

First time all remote: My first week at GitLab

A good friend of mine said last week: "You really look happy, I haven't seen this in a long time." That's true, my first week at GitLab was truly overwhelming. It is my first time starting an all remote job. It feels different, in a positive way. I had been…