What’s brewing at the Collective?

Hey folks! Near one of the longest virgin beaches of Spain, the mixture of work, sun and sea brought this great energy into the community of Trustroots: lots of new people ready to team up and work online! Growing the roots! Tech boost Online activity on Slack and GitHub has increased massively. A large partContinue reading “What’s brewing at the Collective?”

Hitchwiki + Trustroots Install Party

Geeks! We’re in Berlin hacking on both Hitchwiki.org and Trustroots.org codebases. If you’d like to see how to get these projects running locally on your computer and volunteer working on them, come over and we’ll show you exactly how! Useful knowledge for Hitchwiki: PHP Javascript MediaWiki Useful knowledge for Trustroots: Javascript NodeJS AngularJS MongoDB ExpressJSContinue reading “Hitchwiki + Trustroots Install Party”

Message thread feedback

New feature! You can now give private feedback about messages you receive. We’re going towards “references type” features this spring. We will be collecting the data, do testing and figure out how to guide people towards better messages and full profiles. Things are likely to change along the way while we figure this out asContinue reading “Message thread feedback”

We’re now testing with Browserstack

Test driven development is great. Before you create new features or fix a bug you first write a test case that covers the specific issue. In the long run this means that you’re avoiding unforeseen side effects and that the entire code base is a lot more stable. Selenium testing is great in that you’reContinue reading “We’re now testing with Browserstack”

How we “use” Facebook

It seems there is a misunderstanding about how we’re using Facebook. I’m getting some signals that some people don’t want to sign up “because of Facebook”. Let me clarify three things about what we do with Facebook. There is no and there never will be any obligation to have a Facebook account to use Trustroots.Continue reading “How we “use” Facebook”