Oct 7, 2016 - Erica Lindberg  

GitLab 8.12 Release Webcast: Cycle Analytics & Global Code Search

In this webcast, we demo the highlights from GitLab 8.12

In the GitLab Master Plan, we promised to ship the entire development lifecycle before the end of the year. GitLab 8.12 is exciting because it brings us one step closer to realizing our vision to be an integrated set of tools for the software development lifecycle.

In this release, we launched the first iteration of Cycle Analytics. Cycle Analytics gives you feedback on your projects, measuring how long it takes your team to go from idea to production. Cycle Analytics helps you reduce cycle time, an important competitive advantage in today's development landscape. In fact, reducing cycle time to increase effectiveness is the very first principle of Conversational Development.

We also launched Global Code Search for GitLab Enterprise Edition (EE). If you're running Elasticsearch on your GitLab EE instance, you can now search through all the code on your server.

In this webcast, we walk through our vision, and demo some of the key features from GitLab 8.12.

In this webcast:

  • Introduction to GitLab and our vision
  • Why Cycle Analytics?
  • Introduction to Cycle Analytics
  • 8.12 Feature Release Demo
  • What’s next
  • Q&A

Recording & Slides

Key Takeaways

In case you don't have time to watch the full video, here are the highlights.

GitLab Built-in Integrations

GitLab has an integrated set of tools that supports the entire lifecycle of software development, including repository management, version control, code review, advanced issue tracker, Issue Board, built-in Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Continuous Delivery, and wiki, and now, Cycle Analytics.

Faster From Idea to Production

Our goal is to help teams go faster from idea to production by building a completely integrated toolset in a single UI.

10-Step lifecycle

We will ship this complete lifecycle in 2016.

  1. Chat conversation → Mattermost ships with GitLab
  2. Issue creation → GitLab Issues
  3. Planning board → GitLab Issue Board
  4. IDE → Koding + GitLab Integration
  5. Version control → GitLab Repositories
  6. Continuous Integration → GitLab CI and GitLab Container Registry
  7. Code review → GitLab Merge Requests
  8. Continuous Delivery → GitLab Deploy
  9. Chatops → We're planning to ship Cog
  10. Feedback → Cycle Analytics

New features

Cycle Analytics, Global Code Search, and Merge Request Versions are awesome features and you should really check them out.

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