Gitlab

Gitlab CI: Lessons learned so far

Since day one, 9fin has been on the Gitlab platform. Over time, we've built a workflow that helps our engineers ship product faster than ever before. I've got my DevOps hat on today and so I would like to share with you the evolution of our continuous integration pipeline and the little quick wins you can make in terms of speed and cost.

Disappearing Development: DIY Review Apps With AWS Fargate and GitLab

First we begin, as is traditional for Review Apps it seems, with some acknowledgments. Review Apps are definitely not a new concept. This post is inspired by GitLab’s implementation, which was in turn inspired by Heroku and before that Fourchette by Rainforest QA. I look forward to the next citation in the chain :) What Are Review Apps? You can click on any of the links above to go deep into what Review Apps mean to all those different organisations.

The Merge Lock: Refactoring our SDLC at 9fin

By the time this post goes live, I should be getting ready to speak at the inaugural GitLab Commit Conference . My talk is about how as a young startup, the way we deliver our technology products have changed and evolved. My talk abstract is below: Sat in the kitchen, my co-founder and I freshly just having quit our jobs, we were at work on the MVP of what would become 9fin.