New Feature 3 min read

Introducing Skills — Automation Apps for DevEx and DevOps

Today we're shipping the public beta of our Skills catalog, which encapsulates knowledge in the form of pre-built automations (called skills) that you configure to use — like a purpose-built IFTTT recipe.

Introducing Skills — Automation Apps for DevEx and DevOps

Today we're shipping the public beta of our Skills catalog, which encapsulates knowledge in the form of pre-built automations (called skills) that you configure to use — like a purpose-built IFTTT recipe.

How-To 8 min read

Teaching Lego Boost: A Beginner's Guide

If you're considering teaching programming to either a group of children or your own, this blog post highlights the basics for teaching Lego Boost. Get tips, tricks, and resources that will make your time productive and enjoyable.

Teaching Lego Boost: A Beginner's Guide

If you're considering teaching programming to either a group of children or your own, this blog post highlights the basics for teaching Lego Boost. Get tips, tricks, and resources that will make your time productive and enjoyable.

How-To 2 min read

How ChatOps Helps Us Streamline Our Work

A simple issue notification in Slack with actions attached can tell you the essentials — making the notification actionable removes the distance between information and action, cutting out dozens of trips per day to a browser tab for a click or comment.

How ChatOps Helps Us Streamline Our Work

A simple issue notification in Slack with actions attached can tell you the essentials — making the notification actionable removes the distance between information and action, cutting out dozens of trips per day to a browser tab for a click or comment.

DevOps 3 min read

Replacing the Water Cooler

In the era of COVID-19, we are all remote and need to find new ways of experiencing old benefits such as knowledge transfer. The impromptu conversation is less of an option: we need more structure. Here are 5 options to consider.

Replacing the Water Cooler

In the era of COVID-19, we are all remote and need to find new ways of experiencing old benefits such as knowledge transfer. The impromptu conversation is less of an option: we need more structure. Here are 5 options to consider.

How-To 5 min read

4 Terrible Ways (and 4 Better Ways) to fix 'TS7016: Could not find declaration file'

There's great flexibility with TypeScript — the gradual typing. You don't have to prove yourself to the compiler because it will let opt-out. But sometimes opting out is harder than other times. We've compiled eight fixes for helping to get past the errors.

4 Terrible Ways (and 4 Better Ways) to fix 'TS7016: Could not find declaration file'

There's great flexibility with TypeScript — the gradual typing. You don't have to prove yourself to the compiler because it will let opt-out. But sometimes opting out is harder than other times. We've compiled eight fixes for helping to get past the errors.

Skills 4 min read

Gradle Build Files: Consistency Over Cute, Every Time

If you want to be able to take advantage of automation tooling or make your builds less of a unique snowflake in every project, start by making your Gradle build files consistent, every time. In this post, we outline why getting cute with your Gradle files is never a good idea.

Gradle Build Files: Consistency Over Cute, Every Time

If you want to be able to take advantage of automation tooling or make your builds less of a unique snowflake in every project, start by making your Gradle build files consistent, every time. In this post, we outline why getting cute with your Gradle files is never a good idea.