GitHub Updater & GitLab

GitLab Support I’ve finally been able to add support for GitLab in the GitHub Updater v4.5.0. Additionally, support for GitLab CE and GitLab Enterprise are also included. All that’s required is an additional header with the base URI for the GitLab server. As an example, GitLab CE: https://gitlab.example.com or GitLab Enterprise: https://gitlab.example.com. Extras for GitHub … Read more

Smash API Rate Limit & More

GitHub Updater logo

So GitHub Updater just received a couple of new features in version 4.3.0. At the suggestion of @mlteal, there is now a setting to add a personal GitHub Access Token. You must at least select public_repos. What this does is blast away the limit of 60 API calls per hour and raises it to 5000 … Read more

GitHub Updater and Error Messages

GitHub Updater error message

GitHub Updater now gives some feedback when the API responds with an error. What I’ve done is capture the HTTP error code and add that to an admin_head hook. I’ve also included some data if the error is the result of banging against GitHub API’s rate limit for unauthenticated accesses. Error Codes As these are … Read more

GitHub Updater Logo

GitHub Updater logo

So just a couple of weeks later and I now have a logo for GitHub Updater. I worked with Mark at @LogoMajestic and I must say after a few initial concepts from LogoMajestic I sent them a quick sketch of my concept and they nailed it in the first go round. From Concept To Result … Read more

Looking for a Logo

GitHub Updater logo concept

So here I am being a sponsor for @WordCampSD. I received an email asking for a logo. Oops. I don’t really have one. I was asked for a company name and the only company I belong to is Desert Trauma Surgeons. I’m not a partner so I can’t really use their logo. That’s when I … Read more

GitHub Updater 4.1.0

GitHub Updater v4.1.0 has been pushed and tagged. Thanks to My Bug Reporters First, I need to thank Jeremy Saxey, Matt Redford, and w33zy for their bug reports and help in squishing them. Some bugs are difficult to reproduce as everyone’s installation is a bit different. What this means is that some bugs when a … Read more