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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

Getting involved

If you have been using GitLab for a while and have decided that you want to help out with this project, you're more than welcome!

There are a couple of ways in which you can help out: you can fix bugs, create new features, help with the issue tracker, and you can also help out with other users in the IRC channel or on Gitter.

At the moment, GitLab is hosted on both GitLab and GitHub. The GitLab version is the canonical source. This means that issues and merge requests are in two different locations, which are as follows:

You can find the IRC channel on freenode. The channel is #gitlab. James Newton, Drew Blessing, and Sam Gleske are managing this IRC channel.

The Gitter room is at

When you decide to write a new feature, a good starting point would be to see whether the core team has flagged a certain feature as Accepting Merge Requests. You can do this at It is important that you do this as this will provide a chance for your merge requests to be accepted on a bigger scale.