Developer happiness

Five ways to customize a Gitpod workspace

Gitpod offers unique ways to customize a workspace, which sets it apart from its competitors. This post will show five ways to customize a Gitpod workspace and how they result in one of the best cloud workspace offerings.

Cookie settings for StackBlitz WebContainers

Your browser needs to have third-party cookies enabled when you look at live-code examples embedded with StackBlitz WebContainers. Alternatively, you can allow specific URL patterns to always use cookies. This post describes how embedded WebContainers work in your browser without allowing third-party cookies for all sites.

Is StackBlitz Codeflow Beta ready to replace your local VS Code?

StackBlitz Codeflow Beta is a VS Code alternative that runs natively in modern browsers. It is under development and comes with limitations and drawbacks. In this post, I evaluate if Codeflow is ready to be used as a primary development environment.

How to make SvelteKit HMR work with Gitpod

SvelteKit HMR breaks when developing with a Gitpod workspace in a browser. This post explains how to fix this.

A better development workflow with disposable workspaces

Disposable workspaces with Gitpod and GitHub Codespaces enable a new development workflow that eliminates the friction of local development.

How to use GitHub CLI to configure SSH authentication to GitHub

Setting up SSH authentication to GitHub used to be a tedious multi-step process. Now it is a breeze if you let GitHub CLI do the hard work for you.

Move your IDE to the cloud: introduction to GitHub Codespaces

In this introduction to GitHub Codespaces you will learn how to run VS Code in the cloud and how to spin up a zero-configuration development environment.