News about OBS

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Continuous Integration with OBS and GitHub/GitLab

by the OBS Team posted on 31st May 2021

Most of the code you implement nowadays is managed collaboratively through source code management (SCM) systems like GitHub, GitLab or Pagure. And an increasing number of you also want to handle their package sources with those systems. While there are various ways to integrate OBS into your SCM, they can definitely be extended and improved. In today’s post, we are sharing the first beta for a deeper integration between SCMs and OBS.

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Post-Mortem: Repository deletion broken on May 6, 2021

by Henne posted on 7th May 2021

There was a severe service degradation of our reference server. We want to give you some insight into what happened.

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New Documentation for Build and Workers API Endpoints

by the OBS Team posted on 12th Apr 2021

Following our previous work on the API Documentation, we focused this time on documenting some OBS API endpoints with Swagger UI.

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Look at My Profile!

by the OBS Team posted on 29th Mar 2021

It’s time to roll out another new feature! The User Profile page redesign. After being in the beta program for a while, your feedback has been applied. Now, all OBS users can enjoy the new design of the User Profile page.

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Introducing Flatpak Builds

by the OBS Team posted on 18th Feb 2021

Flatpak is a software for building, installing and running Linux apps. The runtime offers a sandbox with restricted permissions. Each app comes as a bundle, and while two different apps can depend on different versions of the same dependency, they can run isolated from each other in parallel.

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New Filters for Notifications

by the OBS Team posted on 15th Feb 2021

Those of you enrolled in the beta program already know the Notifications page we introduced a while ago. Recently, we introduced two new filters: Incoming Requests and Outgoing Requests.

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API Documentation Remake

by the OBS Team posted on 26th Jan 2021

The OBS API has grown for more than fifteen years, and updating and improving the documentation provided to OBS API users has become a recurrent request.

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New Navigation Design Ready to Come Out!

by the OBS Team posted on 12th Jan 2021

After a few months in the beta program, we’re ready to roll the navigation redesign out of beta, making it available to all OBS users.

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Revisit actions in the left side navigation

by the OBS Team posted on 3rd Dec 2020

August this year we started to introduce a new pattern in the webui, the left side navigation. From the technical side this is just working fine, but an important piece was still missing, called consistency. We heard your feedback, here is what we did…

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Introducing the Open Build Service Connector

by the OBS Team posted on 22nd Oct 2020

As part of the developer engagement program, SUSE has kicked off the development of the Open Build Service Connector, an extension that brings the Open Build Service into Visual Studio Code!

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Navigation and Profile Page Redesign

by the OBS Team posted on 22nd Oct 2020

On our quest to improve usability, we’ve been tuning various parts of OBS. This time, we’ve worked on the navigation and redesigned the profile page. All of this is available in the beta program, so be sure to join if you haven’t done so already!

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Lots of Notifications?

by the OBS Team posted on 5th Oct 2020

This time we’re gonna talk about notifications. Those of you that joined the beta program gave us some feedback about them. It’s never too late to join the beta program ;)

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Post-Mortem: Search Unavailable on September 3, 2020

by Dany and Henne posted on 3rd Sep 2020

There was a severe service degradation of our reference server. We want to give you some insight into what happened.

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Left Side Navigation

by the OBS Team posted on 17th Aug 2020

Considering the feedback provided by those of you enrolled in our beta program, we came up with another revised navigation structure. The new design displays the main navigation elements on a fixed left column where the options are always visible. We believe this solution brings many advantages and is more intuitive and user-friendly than before.

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Yes, we do SRE!

by the OBS Team posted on 31st Jul 2020

How do you think we keep our reference instance up and running?

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From showing what happened, to showing what matters.

by the OBS Team posted on 10th Jun 2020

It’s time again to talk about the notifications. On our journey to a full-fledged notification system, we put our emphasis on the content of the notifications and kept improving several UI parts to increase productivity and user experience.

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Improving Project and Package Pages User Experience and Polishing Announcements Workflow

by the OBS Team posted on 5th Jun 2020

One of the goals we pursue currently is to make you more productive on the go, while away from the computer. So we have spent some time to make it easier for you to change projects and packages in all screen sizes in the OBS user interface.

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Post-Mortem: Severe Service Degradation on May 18, 2020

by the OBS Team posted on 19th May 2020

The https://build.opensuse.org OBS instance was unavailable for eleven minutes, outside of our maintenance window. We want to give you some insight into what happened.

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Where are my Package Actions?

by danidoni posted on 18th May 2020

Are you member of our beta program and can’t find your package actions?

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Notifications Round Two!

by the OBS Team posted on 27th Apr 2020

Previously we started to introduce a new notification area in the Open Build Service web interface. The goal of this is to enable the users to stay on one medium to get the work done. There is no need to continuously switch between the browser and email-clients to see where some actions are needed.

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