Spring Hackweek

With a pandemic rolling over Europe and borders being closed, it might not be the time for traveling right now. But we think it’s a good time for working on a traveler’s network and pushing it to the next level. So, we didn’t cancel our hackweek that we were looking forward to. Instead, we’re doingContinue reading “Spring Hackweek”

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?”

Iberian Collective

tl;dr We’re organizing a Trustroots Collective this Autumn somewhere in the South of Portugal or in Andalusia. What A Collective is a time and space bound group of people choosing to work non profit on the same cause they believe in, like hospitality (exchange) or contributing in helping for any other reason. In short, weContinue reading “Iberian Collective”

First Trustroots collective: Berlin 2015

From the 7th of August and onwards the Trustroots team is gathering in Berlin for the first Trustroots collective. We launched the website last December and we are very happy with the current situation. We now have an official non profit Trustroots Foundation registered in the UK. Almost 9000 members strong, with a lot ofContinue reading “First Trustroots collective: Berlin 2015”

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”

Taking roots

I’m writing down my own opinions, ideas and experiences, these are not necessarily shared by other team members. The roots of this website have been growing for a long time. Back in 2005 I wrote an article about how hospitality exchange websites should be based on free software and free from censorship. In August 2006Continue reading “Taking roots”