The CodeStream Blog

CodeStream 6.0: Code discussion with granular control over sharing, fewer Slack/MS Teams permissions required, new activity feed
January 14, 2020

CodeStream announces immediate availability of version 6.0 that simplifies sharing, eliminates many of the permissions required when authenticating through Slack or Microsoft Teams, provides a comprehensive activity feed for anyone on the team to stay on top of relevant codemarks, and fixes a number of bugs.

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Five Ways Open Source Communities Can Increase User Engagement
January 13, 2020

Today, open source communities struggle to scale because they are focused solely on building new features. Maintainers and core contributors need to invest in tools to make the software building process more dynamic and collaborative. With a code discussion tool, which introduces the ability to comment and discuss code natively in your IDE, open source leaders can create more trust in the community and empower more contributors to be involved in maintaining an open source project.

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SUKU: Using CodeStream for Code Review, Easier than Pull Requests
January 3, 2020

Engineering managers for global companies like SUKU commonly face the challenge of how to efficiently review code when working with offshore development teams. The challenge stems from the significant time zone differences between the teams, which was 11.5 hours for the SUKU team. The offshore team primarily relies on Slack for communications, but engineering management was seeking a more contextual way to communicate during the code review. 

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iManage: Reviewing Code Earlier to Improve Code Quality
December 17, 2019

Engineering managers on the iManage Collaboration Project Team were seeking options for improving code quality and team productivity. One idea was to find a way to review code and provide feedback earlier in the development process, so they could find and fix small issues before they grow into larger problems. Traditional code review based on PR comments is cumbersome and not well suited for this lightweight approach.

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My Top 4 Takeaways From KubeCon 2019
December 2, 2019

This year I attended the Kubernetes Cloud Native Open Source Summit for the first time. For those who don’t know, KubeCon is the largest open source conference in North America with over 12,000 attendees. Several companies sponsor panels, meetups and round-table discussions on new feature releases for the open source cloud native community. I was taken aback by the level of engagement from speakers and attendees. I also thought the most under appreciated perk was the ping pong table in the expo area — great way to relax between sessions and network.

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CodeStream 5.2 - More sophisticated repo matching
November 6, 2019

CodeStream now leverages commit hashes to do more sophisticated repo matching.

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