2019-W48

Year progress: ▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░ 91% This week was quite busy and productive. We discovered a bug in Supportress, and started investigating it. I continued implementing payments. We had a great discussion with Ilias on how our existing models match what the payments tutorial suggests. It turned out we already had a model that corresponds to the Continue reading 2019-W48

First impressions after leaving GitHub

I always wondered how it would feel being a GitHub alumni. What would be different? What would catch my eye? Well, now that I am not at GitHub for about 16 days, here’s what I have noticed. Notifications My GitHub and Slack notifications are almost zero now! That’s both good but also weird. Everything is Continue reading First impressions after leaving GitHub

Farewell GitHub, welcome HeavyMelon

I always wanted to land a job with 37signals. Wait? What does this have to do with GitHub? Bear with me. This may be a long post. They recently changed their name to Basecamp. They stopped developing other products, and focused on Basecamp. A project management and team communication tool. They extracted Rails from Basecamp Continue reading Farewell GitHub, welcome HeavyMelon

How I avoid zombie GitHub Issues

At GitHub, we rely on Issues heavily. Not only for bug reports, or for tracking feature implementation. We use them for almost everything. This includes, but is not limited to, discussions, announcements, ideas, tracking projects, capturing thoughts or pieces of documentation that will become pull requests, and many more. The problem with having an abundance Continue reading How I avoid zombie GitHub Issues