VS Code Desktop and SSH explained
Understand how VS Code establishes SSH connections, the different approaches, and understand common gotchas setting up VS Code Desktop and Gitpod via SSH.
Jul 22, 2022
Personalize your Gitpod Workspace Environments
With Gitpod, switching to remote development becomes frictionless 🚀 You Can personalize your Gitpod workspaces as you configure your IDE Settings & Custom dotfiles.
Jul 14, 2022
Introducing workspace SSH support using your own private key(s)
For more secure and easier to use workspace access, you can now upload a public SSH key to Gitpod to access Gitpod workspaces using your own dedicated SSH key.
Jul 13, 2022
Software development from my Android phone at datacenter speeds
This story is about how Gitpod enabled an 18-year-old student from Dhaka with a broken laptop to continue developing software on an Android phone seamlessly
Jun 30, 2022
Securing Gitpod's Software Supply Chain with SLSA
Gitpod takes a central position in the software development lifecycle. As such, the security of our product is paramount; not only at runtime, but also as we build and deliver Gitpod.
Jun 21, 2022
Gitpod raises $22,600 at DevX Conf to give to Open-source maintainers
The talks from DevX Conf are now available for viewing and USD $22,600 is being distributed to Open-source projects that conference attendees voted for.
Jun 14, 2022
Our Core Values
Core values define who we are. They are an authentic representation of where we are coming from and a guiding compass on where we are going.
Jun 1, 2022
Sustained workspace performance degradation for April 11-21
Gitpod experienced a series of incidents between April 11th and 22nd, which led to workspace performance degradation in all regions, and in some cases, users were unable to start workspaces and experienced data loss.
May 5, 2022
Gitpod x JetBrains join forces to solve 'works on my machine' problem
Gitpod and JetBrains announce partnership and deep product integration to bring remote development to developers around the world
Apr 28, 2022
SSH for workspaces as easy as copy/paste
Easily access your Gitpod workspace by copy/pasting a single SSH command from the gitpod dashboard.
Apr 20, 2022
Why we moved from Helm to Gitpod Installer
We at Gitpod believe in making developer experiences better, and we are super excited to introduce Gitpod Installer 🎉, which makes Gitpod installations a breeze!
Apr 6, 2022
DevX Digest 10 - A look at DevX with Chris Weichel
For our tenth edition of DevX Digest, we look back at our conversation with Chris Weichel
Mar 22, 2022
DevX Digest 09 - How DevX affects us all
For our ninth edition of DevX Digest, we look back at our conversation with Brittney Postma.
Mar 8, 2022
Two CEOs are Better Than One
At Gitpod, we have operated unofficially with two CEOs for the past 1.5 years. We believe this is superior to having a single CEO if done right.
Mar 2, 2022
DevX Digest 08 - The Radiating Circle of DevX
For our eigth edition of DevX Digest, we look back at our conversation with Shawn Wang (swyx) about the radiating circle of DevX.
Feb 21, 2022
Introducing Gitpod for Open Source
We're launching our open source program to help you build great things without friction, for free.
Feb 16, 2022
DevX Digest 07 - Is DevX the new DevRel?
For our seventh edition of DevX Digest, we look back at our conversation with Kurt Kemple from Forthright about the link between developer experience and developer relations.
Feb 8, 2022
January 25th Outage
On January 25th Gitpod experienced a global outage. What happened? Why was there data loss? So what exactly happened during the outage? How are we improving Gitpod?
Feb 4, 2022
DevX Digest 06 - Offload pressure to improve DevX
For our sixth edition of DevX Digest, we’d be breaking down the key highlights of our DevXPod conversation with Shanea from CodeSee.
Jan 13, 2022
DevX Digest 05 - How DevX has evolved
For our fifth edition of DevX Digest, we’d be breaking down the key highlights of our DevXPod conversation with Jamon from Infinite Red.
Dec 21, 2021
Gitpod Workspace Networking
Gitpod workspaces are Kubernetes pods. Each Kubernetes pod maintains its own network namespace - similar to how a regular container would. We use a combination of user and network namespaces to enable features you wouldn't find in a normal Kubernetes pod.
Dec 16, 2021
DevX Digest 04 - Building a Developer Experience team
For our fourth edition of DevX Digest, we’d like to introduce our new podcast with a first episode all about building a developer experience team!
Dec 6, 2021
DevX Digest 03 - The Psychology of Developer Experience
For our third edition of DevX Digest, we talk about the psychology behind developer experience.
Nov 10, 2021
Thanks Microsoft for open-sourcing VS Code Server 👐
Thanks Microsoft for open-sourcing VS Code Server
Nov 4, 2021
Introducing Gitpod for Startups
We're launching our startup program to help you build great things without friction, for free.
Nov 2, 2021
Tailscale x Gitpod
Tailscale and Gitpod partner to enable secure and professional software development from anywhere.
Oct 26, 2021
From Theia to OpenVSCode Server - A history of Cloud IDEs
Background story about the last four years improving the editing experience of Cloud IDEs.
Oct 20, 2021
Introducing Teams & Projects
Teams, projects, prebuilds—it's now all at your fingertips.
Oct 15, 2021
Match made in automation heaven
Tabnine integrates with Gitpod in browser-based VS Code.
Oct 6, 2021
VS Code in the browser for everyone
Run the latest VS Code on a remote machine accessed through a modern web browser - from any device, from anywhere.
Sep 28, 2021
Gitpod shipped GitHub a launch cake for Codespaces
This is a story about a cake. Following a long-standing tradition in technology, we decided to send an edible Gitpod workspace to GitHub's San Francisco office.
Sep 3, 2021
New Gitpod Button has landed on GitLab Merge Request Pages
GitLab now has a Gitpod button on MR pages
Aug 30, 2021
DevX Digest 02 - The rise of ephemeral developer environments ✨
For our second edition of DevX Digest, we talk about moving software development to the cloud.
Aug 26, 2021
Workshops as code
Running workshops is easier and more productive with Gitpod. That’s a bold statement and by the end this tale I hope you’ll be nodding your head but until then mash this button to launch the Nix Operating System in your browser.
Aug 24, 2021
Cloud-based development for everyone
By 2023 working with ephemeral cloud-based dev environments will be the standard, just like CI/CD is today.
Aug 13, 2021
DevX Digest 01 - The evolution of DevX 🌱
For our first DevX Digest, we explore the evolution of developer experience in the IDE world.
Aug 5, 2021
I said goodbye to local development and so can you
Stop maintaining your local developer environment. Instead, automate the setup once and use a new environment for each task you work on - available in seconds and always ready-to-code.
Jun 30, 2021
Gitpod Local Companion - localhost is going remote
While Gitpod can seamlessly integrate into your workflow in the vast majority of cases, there are times where you may want to access a workspace from localhost
Jun 9, 2021
DevX Conf wrap & distributing USD 10k of open-source funding
As part of Gitpod’s Open-Source Sustainability Fund initiative attendees of DevX Conf were able to decide where USD 10,000 of funds (the profits from DevX Conf plus an additional donation by Gitpod) were to be distributed. Here's the breakdown how the fund was split and our retrospective on running our first-ever conference.
Jun 3, 2021
Journey to Site Reliability Engineering at Gitpod
The SRE team at Gitpod is making the first moves to implement Site Reliability Engineering best practices. We document our approach to implement our very first Service Level Objective.
May 23, 2021
From Gatsby to Svelte in 3 weeks
A very tight deadline, a small team and a complete redesign - insights into why we use Svelte.
May 8, 2021
Gitpod Open-Source Sustainability Fund
The truth is free software isn't free. Hours have rates. Rates require payment. What if the high achievers that our digital society is built upon were empowered to become independent artists?
Apr 26, 2021
A day with Gitpod
On the 27th of April there will be a one-day virtual conference where members from the Gitpod team will be spending dedicated time with you, our community.
Apr 16, 2021
Next Chapter for Gitpod
Our focus has always been to remove friction from the developer experience. Today we announce a new funding round, our new brand, several product milestones, and DevX Conf.
Apr 8, 2021
Moving software development to the cloud ☁️
Fully automated developer environments will be the standard for professional developers in 5-10 years.
Dec 9, 2020
Root, Docker and VS Code
The team has been focussing on shipping some major new features, which mark important milestones on our goal to eliminate all friction.
Dec 7, 2020
Native GitLab Integration
Today, we are super excited to share that we’ve partnered with GitLab and built a native Gitpod integration in GitLab’s UI.
Oct 6, 2020
Gitpod is now Open Source 🎉
As of today Gitpod is open source under the AGPL license at github.com/gitpod-io/gitpod. This allows the community to participate in the
Aug 25, 2020
Gitpod for Bitbucket 🚀
We’re excited to bring you instant developer environments for all Bitbucket projects.
Jul 2, 2020
Search & Install Extensions in Your Gitpod Workspace
Until now, you installed VS Code extensions in Gitpod by drag-and-dropping `.vsix` files into your workspace. Today, we're excited to introduce a
Jun 18, 2020
GitHub Codespaces, Welcome to the Party!
Today, GitHub announced the private beta of GitHub Codespaces, which provide container-based dev environments for GitHub projects.
May 6, 2020
Gitpod Self-Hosted 0.4.0
We are excited to announce the new release of Gitpod Self-Hosted in version 0.4.0. Gitpod Self-Hosted allows everyone to set-up and run a
May 6, 2020
VS Code is used by more than 50% of all developers worldwide. Its extension protocol enabled the broader developer community to create over
Apr 9, 2020
Gitpod ❤️ Homebrew
Are you tired of apt-get? Can’t use sudo right now? ... You can now ’brew install anything’ in Gitpod! 🎉
Jan 8, 2020
Christmas Release 🎄
Ho ho ho! Christmas came early! We’ve just released a bunch of exciting new features and I'm not talking about Gitpod Enterprise which was
Dec 23, 2019
Self-Host Your Gitpod
Eighteen months ago we launched the public beta of Gitpod. That date marked the beginning of an amazing journey with plenty of feedback
Dec 19, 2019
GitLab Support for Gitpod is Here 🎉
We are happy to announce that you can finally enjoy Gitpod's frictionless ready-to-code dev environments on GitLab as well.
Dec 4, 2019
Using local services in Gitpod
Some things just aren't exposed to the internet. Either because we do not want them out in the open, think some on-prem database, or because
Nov 13, 2019
Visual Studio Online vs Gitpod
With Visual Studio Online (VSO) Microsoft is entering the space of cloud-based developer environments. So, what are the differences? Glad
Nov 5, 2019
Announcing contribute.dev — Open Source in One Click
To celebrate Open Source and Hacktoberfest, we're stoked 🧙✨🥰 to announce contribute.dev, a list of welcoming open-source projects.
Oct 7, 2019
Continuous Dev Environments
Continuous dev environments reduce friction in onboarding and task switching and improves reproducibility across the project.
Aug 7, 2019
Your Favorite VS Code Extension in an Online IDE
Today, we are excited to announce the start of our public beta phase for VS Code extensions in Gitpod, the next generation cloud IDE. So far
Aug 2, 2019
Build a Webhook for Google Assistant Action
Build your webhook for your Google Assistant action and host it temporarily on Gitpod and test your code.
Jun 26, 2019
Introducing Gitpod — Frictionless Coding on GitHub
Every day developers waste millions of hours switching contexts between projects and branches, setting up developer environments, or
Apr 5, 2019
Waiting for code to build is like watching paint dry
Once your developer environment is freed from manual setup procedures it can do work even while you are not. We call this continuous
Mar 18, 2019
When code reviews LGTM
Learn how to streamline your code review experience. Code reviews are one of the best things you can do to keep your codebase clean. They
Dec 20, 2018
Sustainable Node.js development with only a browser
Nowadays, there are many collaborative platforms for showcasing JS code snippets and frameworks. Most of them run in your browser, some even
Dec 12, 2018
Creating reproducibles for any programming language
Whenever you want to share a reproducible example on StackOverflow or an issue report, providing real code that can be quickly tried
Nov 21, 2018
Dev environments as code
Imagine that only a decade ago system administrators deployed, configured, and maintained software systems manually.
Nov 19, 2018
Debugging Node.js applications in Theia
Gitpod is based on the open-source Theia IDE Framework, which is highly inspired by VS Code, reuses its major components like the Monaco
Nov 13, 2018
Developing native UI applications in Gitpod
Gitpod is a web-based IDE. As such one would think it only works for web-based projects or anything else that does not require a native UI
Oct 4, 2018
Gitpod — October 2018 Release
It has been a month already since we went public with Gitpod.io. We want to take a moment and send out a big thank you for all the great
Sep 26, 2018
Developing a Nuxt.js app entirely in your browser
A walk-through to create a fully working Nuxt.js web application with only a browser, using Gitpod.io the online IDE for GitHub.
Sep 21, 2018
Bring your own (Docker) image to Gitpod
Since we released Gitpod into Public Beta it has been incredibly exciting to see people from all over the world use our service.
Sep 12, 2018
Gitpod - Remote Developer Environment
After over one year of intensive work, we are proud to announce the public Beta of Gitpod. Gitpod is a Remote Developer Environment which can be launched
Jul 31, 2018