How many people are using github for their own works but can’t use such plateform inside their customer IT ?
This is the question GitLab try to answer with a sort of github fork, integrating as much functionalities as the Git platform reference.
Installation of gitlab is actually a bit tricky. A lot of opération must be performed in a DIY way. But challenge is great and result count !
Developped on a Ruby platform, it’s tailored for the debian/ubuntu platform. Current version is stable-5.2.
The installation guide is well written and easily understandable. Just have to follow steps and run your own GitLab server in an hour.
- Project management
- The issue management
The VERY easy way to try and run GitLab is to use a GitLab Vm from BitNami.
That’s all !
In a next post I’ll show you how this master software piece can help team management and agile project success.
Have fun !