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A year and a half ago, our startup, Mergify, dove into the exciting yet challenging world of technical recruiting, specifically targeting software engineering talent. As a growing company, we were eager to find bright trainees and apprentices still in school. We believed in hiring individuals with basic algorithm knowledge who
In February 2023, GitHub released its pull request merge queue feature in public beta. If you have no clue what a merge queue is, you can read about it here or watch our video below. After the announcement, many questions popped up on social media. We built a list of
GitHub's flagship event, GitHub Universe 2022, has just closed its virtual doors after 2 days packed of information, announcements, and releases. The team has built over 100 new features in just 365 days which were showcased in Universe. The loudest buzz in Day One was around Copilot expansion, which GitHub
It was mid-week yesterday and it is quite possible you were exhausted resolving bugs or adding features. We won't blame you if you missed Github Universe Day one. With the home for over 94 Million developers, GitHub announced some of the vital changes in the first day of the conference
As of June 2022, GitHub has over 83 million developers and more than 200 million repositories, including more than 28 million OpenSource repositories. GitHub Universe is the flagship event of GitHub. In the conference, speakers announce the changes it has made in the GitHub ecosystem. Why should GitHub universe matter?
It's that time of the year, folks! The one that fills our hearts with a great sense of community and a shared motivation to contribute to the open source landscape. Whether your October is full of pumpkins or spring breezes, it's time for… HACKTOBERFEST! What the 'hack' is Hacktoberfest? Celebrated
When you work for so long on the GitHub platform, you see signs nobody can see. It turns out we spotted weeks ago that GitHub was working on its own implementation of merge queues. We were thrilled to see their announcement [https://github.com/github/roadmap/issues/272] last week
I remember officially switching my professional career from being a Linux system administrator to a Python software engineer. It was ten years ago when I decided that rebooting servers was dull. Watching the software engineering team working next to me, seeing them doing git commit -a -m 'friday night commit'
You might have never noticed our accent, but Mergify is registered in the country where cheese is king: France. This has a myriad of implications and a pretty famous one among our peers selling digital services: companies registered in the European Union have to comply with the value-added tax for
Today, we’re happy to announce that we’re a sponsor for the next PyConFr 2019 conference [https://pycon.fr]. The conference will happen in Bordeaux, France from 31st October to 3rd November 2019. It’s not a secret that we’re heavy users of Python — our engine is written
A few weeks ago, I’ve been invited to present Mergify during the HumanTalks meetup. I was able to discuss with the audience of the various…
This week, your awesome Mergify team was at the latest meetup organized by GitHub. It happened on the 26th March 2019 in the Doctolib…