The CodeStream Blog

CodeStream 10.4 - File Attachments & GitHub Status Checks
January 19, 2021

Enrich your discussions about code by attaching files directly to code blocks! Think about how much more compelling your comments and documentation become when you can: -Attach a spec to guide the development of a new feature. -Attach a log file to help debug an issue in the code. -Attach a mockup to help clarify some UI work. -Attach a screenshot to highlight a problem.

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VS Code, GitHub, and CodeStream: Choosing the best of all worlds
January 12, 2021

There is consensus among the thousands of developers we have surveyed that context switching is detrimental to productivity and staying in the zone. One way to reduce this is to integrate the essential tools developers use every day into their IDE. According to the latest Stack Overflow survey, the tools developers use most are GitHub, Jira, and Slack. In this post we will focus on the GitHub integration in Visual Studio Code and how it compares to CodeStream.

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CodeStream 10.3 - View and create Linear Issues in your IDE
January 8, 2021

CodeStream’s new Linear integration allows you to keep more of your workflow in the IDE, from starting work on an issue to creating new issues that are connected to the code. Once you’ve connected to Linear, all issues assigned to you that haven’t been completed will be listed.

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CodeStream 10.2 - Onboard your entire team with no invitations, and no mistakes
December 17, 2020

If you’re the admin of a CodeStream team, and want to get the entire team onboard, we’ve just made it a lot easier with our new Team Onboarding Settings. The new settings allow you have people join the team based on the repositories that are open in their IDE.

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JetBrains Space vs. CodeStream
December 16, 2020

Last week JetBrains announced general availability of Space, an all-in-one solution that aims to replace an array of tools for the whole organization, from Slack to GitHub, Jira to CircleCI, and everything in between. The problem JetBrains is trying to address is that the array of tools “...leaves people switching tools and tabs, manually copying information, and generally losing time and creative flow” according to CEO Maxim Shafirov. At CodeStream we share his view that it’s a big problem development teams need to address, but our solution is quite different. 

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CodeStream 10.1 - View and create Clubhouse Stories in your IDE
November 24, 2020

CodeStream’s new Clubhouse integration allows you to keep more of your workflow in the IDE, from starting work on a story to creating new stories that are connected to the code.

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