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Technical Articles

Technical Articles are topic-related documentation, written with an user-friendly approach and language, aiming to provide the community with guidance on specific processes to achieve certain objectives.

They are written by members of the GitLab Team and by Community Writers.

Part of the articles listed below link to the GitLab Blog, where they were originally published.

Authentication

Explore GitLab's supported authentications methods:

Article title Category Publishing date
LDAP
How to configure LDAP with GitLab CE Admin guide 2017-05-03
How to configure LDAP with GitLab EE Admin guide 2017-05-03

Build, test, and deploy with GitLab CI/CD

Build, test, and deploy the software you develop with GitLab CI/CD:

Article title Category Publishing date
How to test and deploy Laravel/PHP applications with GitLab CI/CD and Envoy Tutorial 2017-08-31
How to deploy Maven projects to Artifactory with GitLab CI/CD Tutorial 2017-08-15
Making CI Easier with GitLab Concepts 2017-07-13
Dockerizing GitLab Review Apps Concepts 2017-07-11
Continuous Integration: From Jenkins to GitLab Using Docker Concepts 2017-07-27
Continuous Delivery of a Spring Boot application with GitLab CI and Kubernetes Tutorial 2016-12-14
Setting up GitLab CI for Android projects Tutorial 2016-11-30
Automated Debian Package Build with GitLab CI Tutorial 2016-10-12
Building an Elixir Release into a Docker image using GitLab CI Tutorial 2016-08-11
Continuous Delivery with GitLab and Convox Technical overview 2016-06-09
GitLab Container Registry Technical overview 2016-05-23
How to use GitLab CI and MacStadium to build your macOS or iOS projects Technical overview 2017-05-15
Setting up GitLab CI for iOS projects Tutorial 2016-03-10

Git

Learn how to use Git with GitLab:

Article title Category Publishing date
Numerous undo possibilities in Git Tutorial 2017-08-17
Why Git is Worth the Learning Curve Concepts 2017-05-17
How to install Git Tutorial 2017-05-15
Getting Started with Git LFS Tutorial 2017-01-30
Git Tips & Tricks Technical overview 2016-12-08

GitLab Pages

Learn how to deploy a static website with GitLab Pages:

Article title Category Publishing date
Series: GitLab Pages from A to Z:
- Part 1: Static sites and GitLab Pages domains User guide 2017-02-22
- Part 2: Quick start guide - Setting up GitLab Pages User guide 2017-02-22
- Part 3: Setting Up Custom Domains - DNS Records and SSL/TLS Certificates User guide 2017-02-22
- Part 4: Creating and tweaking .gitlab-ci.yml for GitLab Pages User guide 2017-02-22
Setting up GitLab Pages with CloudFlare Certificates Tutorial 2017-02-07
Building a new GitLab Docs site with Nanoc, GitLab CI, and GitLab Pages Tutorial 2016-12-07
Publish Code Coverage Report with GitLab Pages Tutorial 2016-11-03
GitLab CI: Deployment & Environments Tutorial 2016-08-26
Posting to your GitLab Pages blog from iOS Tutorial 2016-08-19
Series: Static Site Generator:
- Part 1: Dynamic vs Static Websites Tutorial 2016-06-03
- Part 2: Modern Static Site Generators Tutorial 2016-06-10
- Part 3: Build any SSG site with GitLab Pages Tutorial 2016-06-17
Securing your GitLab Pages with TLS and Let's Encrypt Tutorial 2016-04-11
Hosting on GitLab.com with GitLab Pages Tutorial 2016-04-07

Install and maintain GitLab

Admin, install, upgrade, integrate, migrate to GitLab:

Article title Category Publishing date
Video Tutorial: Idea to Production on Google Container Engine (GKE) Tutorial 2017-01-23
How to Setup a GitLab Instance on Microsoft Azure Tutorial 2016-07-13
Get started with OpenShift Origin 3 and GitLab Tutorial 2016-06-28
Getting started with GitLab and DigitalOcean Tutorial 2016-04-27

Software development

Explore the best of GitLab's software development's capabilities:

Article title Category Publishing date
Making CI Easier with GitLab Concepts 2017-07-13
From 2/3 of the Self-Hosted Git Market, to the Next-Generation CI System, to Auto DevOps Concepts 2017-06-29
Fast and Natural Continuous Integration with GitLab CI Concepts 2017-05-22
Demo: Auto-Deploy from GitLab to an OpenShift Container Cluster Technical overview 2017-05-16
Demo: GitLab Service Desk Feature highlight 2017-05-09
Demo: Mapping Work Versus Time, With Burndown Charts Feature highlight 2017-04-25
Demo: Cloud Native Development with GitLab Feature highlight 2017-04-18
Demo: Mastering Code Review With GitLab Feature highlight 2017-03-17
In 13 minutes from Kubernetes to a complete application development tool Technical overview 2016-11-14
GitLab Workflow, an Overview Technical overview 2016-10-25
Trends in Version Control Land: Microservices Concepts 2016-08-16
Continuous Integration, Delivery, and Deployment with GitLab Concepts 2016-08-05
Trends in Version Control Land: Innersourcing Concepts 2016-07-07
Tutorial: It's all connected in GitLab Technical overview 2016-03-08

Technologies

Article title Category Publishing date
Why we are not leaving the cloud Concepts 2017-03-02
Why We Chose Vue.js Concepts 2016-10-20
Markdown Kramdown Tips & Tricks Technical overview 2016-07-19