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GitLab Cookbook

By : Jeroen van Baarsen
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GitLab Cookbook

By: Jeroen van Baarsen

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (16 chapters)
GitLab Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Working with milestones

When a project gets a little bigger, it's nice to have some sort of project management system. GitLab can help you with this. We already looked at the issue tracker and merge requests, but we can combine these two in milestones. In this recipe, we will take a look at how you can create milestones and how you can use them most effectively.

How to do it…

Let's create a milestone by performing the following steps:

  1. Log in to your GitLab instance.

  2. Go to the super-git project or any project you want to create a milestone for.

  3. Click on the Issues menu item.

  4. Click on the Milestones tab.

  5. Click on New Milestone.

  6. In the form, fill in the title and an optional due date and description, and click on Create milestone.

  7. Once the milestone is created, you'll be redirected to the detail view of this milestone. Here, we can add issues for this particular milestone. Let's create two or three issues by clicking on the New Issue button.

  8. To add an issue to this milestone, all you have to do is set...