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Highlights from the spectacular Mattermost Hackathon

Following the record-breaking Hacktoberfest that saw more than 200 contributions to Mattermost in October, we held a virtual hackathon November 22–26. Over the five-day period, 45 members from our open source community, including contributors and staff, created amazing features and plugins for Mattermost.  We were all impressed by the Mattermost Hackathon presentations last week—wow! It’s …

A humble and sincere ‘thank you’ to our open source community

Since our inception, open source contributions have been integral to our business and success. This October, as we participated in the great Hacktoberfest event, organized by Digital Ocean and hosted by GitHub and this month as we host our own hackathon event, we reflect upon and appreciate our community.   We are so grateful for contributors …

Mattermost 5.17.1 released

Mattermost dot release 5.17.1 for Team Edition (TE) and Enterprise Edition (EE) is now available for download. If your deployment is affected by issues this dot release fixes, upgrading is recommended. Otherwise, you can upgrade to the next monthly release which also includes these fixes. This version resolves the following bugs: Fixed an issue where …

Mattermost 5.17: Incident Response alpha, a record-breaking 215 community contributions in October, and more

Mattermost 5.17 ships with new features that will help your team work together more productively: Incident Response Workflow (alpha) – reduce the duration of outages and security exposures with our new Incident Response Workflow application, currently in alpha  Hacktoberfest contributions – enjoy a more robust Mattermost experience thanks to hundreds of community contributions during our …

Introducing Mattermost ChatOps: Open source, real-time DevOps

It’s never been a more exciting time for DevOps. The range of community-driven, open source tools available for building, deploying, and running apps brings new sophistication and scalability—once the exclusive domain of internet giants—into the hands of virtually all organizations. This wave of innovation brings with it a new challenge: How do companies integrate all …

Document sharing and collaboration with the Collabora Mattermost plugin

At Collabora, we use Mattermost, a convenient messaging system that allows us to stay in touch all day. We also use it for sharing documents and wanted to contribute to making the document collaboration experience better.  That’s why we decided to create the Collabora Mattermost Plugin, which allows users to view and edit documents directly …

Effective messaging is the key to successful remote productivity

“I love daily stand-ups almost as much as I love agile” is something usually said sarcastically, with an eye roll. But for all the resistance that standups receive (at least among engineers), they do their job surprisingly well. In terms of allowing everyone to share their current progress, roadblocks, and questions, it’s hard to beat …

Mattermost 5.16.3 / 5.15.3 released

Mattermost dot release 5.16.3 and 5.15.3 for Team Edition (TE) and Enterprise Edition (EE) is now available for download. If your deployment is affected by issues this dot release fixes, upgrading is recommended. Otherwise, you can upgrade to the next monthly release which also includes these fixes. This version resolves the following bugs: (Accessibility) Fixed …

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