Recent Launchpad blog posts

  • Launchpad news, July 2015 – 02 Aug 2015
    Here’s a summary of what the Launchpad team got up to in July. Code We fixed a regression in the wrapping layout of side-by-side diffs on bazaar.launchpad.net (#1436483) Various code pages now have meta tags to redirect “go get" to the appropriate Bazaar or Git URL, allowing the removal of special-casing from the “go" tool […]
  • Improved filtering options for Gmail users – 29 Jul 2015
    Users of some email clients, particularly Gmail, have long had a problem filtering mail from Launchpad effectively.  We put lots of useful information into our message headers so that heavy users of Launchpad can automatically filter email into different folders.  Unfortunately, Gmail and some other clients do not support filtering mail on arbitrary headers, only […]
  • Launchpad news, April-June 2015 – 09 Jul 2015
    It’s been a while since we posted much regularly on this team blog, not least because for a while Launchpad was running more or less in maintenance mode.  That’s no longer the case and we’re back to the point where we can do feature development work again, as exemplified by our recent addition of Git […]
  • Git code hosting beta – 01 May 2015
    Today we’re announcing early support for hosting Git repositories directly on Launchpad, as well as or instead of Bazaar branches. This has been by far the single most commonly requested feature from Launchpad code hosting for a long time; we’ve been working hard on it for several months now, and we’re very happy to be […]
  • Launchpad build farm improvements – 02 Sep 2013
    We’ve made a number of improvements to the Launchpad build farm in the last month, with the aim of improving its performance and robustness.  This sort of work is usually invisible to users except when something goes wrong, so we thought it would be worth taking some time to give you a summary.  Some of […]
  • The information sharing feature is complete – 06 Nov 2012
    Launchpad’s bug and branch privacy features were replaced by information sharing that permits project maintainers to share kinds of confidential information with people at the project level. No one needs to manage bug and branch subscriptions to ensure trusted users have access to confidential information. The Disclosure features Disclosure is a super feature composed on […]
  • Launchpad now open source – 21 Jul 2009
    Get the code to Launchpad and join our development community.
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