GitLab Engineering with Marin Jankovski

GitLab is a company that builds an open source platform for managing git repositories.

GitLab was started in 2012, and has grown to have a large enterprise business with additional products such as continuous integration and security tooling. GitLab is also known for being a large, entirely remote workforce. GitLab does not have any offices, and the employees mostly communicate through Slack, email, and GitLab itself.

Marin Jankovski was the first full-time engineer to join GitLab after the company was started. Marin joins the show to talk about the early days of GitLab, the evolution of the remote culture, and how product development works at GitLab today. He also talks about the experience of being a fast-growing company in the public spotlight of the software industry.

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