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Adherents of what we call the Church of Git have put forth the simple-sounding notion that source control is a solved problem, a...
Being intentional about product choices is becoming increasingly recognized as a winning strategy for product management. The ba...
Slack is a new team communications platform that's spreading rapidly across Silicon Valley and beyond. If you haven't tried it, ...
Despite our deep, abiding affection and care for each and every one of you, occasionally, a customer sees fit to leave. When th...
Image licensed via Creative Commons from JD Hancock (Flickr) Yesterday, Subversion 1.8.10 was released to address two...
Are you into yoga? Have you ever want to try it? Maybe you just want to improve your health and get into better shape? Then you ...
Efficiency and productivity are two of the most popular topics among bloggers and tech writers. From the 4-Hour Workweek to Life...
This morning, we are aware of an unscheduled outage on *1.projectlocker.com. Users on other servers are not affected. We'll keep running updates in this post.
If you're a regular reader, you know that ProjectLocker has integrations to the popular time trackers Toggl and Freckle. (If you...
  Today we have an update for freelancers, consultants, creatives, and anybody else who gets paid by billing time.
Yesterday, a security breach led to a catastrophic data loss at Codespaces, another company in the repository hosting industry. We're very sorry for the Codespaces customers who lost data, as well as the Codespaces team, who suffered the loss of years of their hard work.
Several of our users with larger teams or who create projects regularly have requested access to an API to integrate user and project management to their other processes. We're pleased to announce that we've launched the ProjectLocker Customer API to do just that. Using the API, you ca...
I just got back from representing ProjectLocker at various events from May 13 to May 20. As part of our new relationship with WA...
This isn't a hit piece. I like 37signals a lot and admire their business. A lot of who we are, we learned by watching them.
Today, a quick update about Webhooks at ProjectLocker. At a customer's behest, we've recently made some improvements to the handling of post-commit Webhooks for Subversion and Git. 
 
Business continuity planning sucks. You have to think of all the things that can go wrong that can interrupt your business and t...
A few customers have written in expressing concerns about the massive OpenSSL vulnerability nicknamed "Heartbleed". We figured i...
We recently notified a number of customers about suspension for non-payment. This isn't a big deal to us; cards expire, customers forget to update, it happens.  However, the reason for the mails, and the outcome of the process, was a story that we thought might be useful to other ...
Git, as we all know, is increasingly popular due to its distributed nature and fast branching and merging. Runako covered in a previous post circumstances where you may want to use Subversion over Git for software development, or vice versa.
On April 1, ProjectLocker announced their acquisition by DeBourgh Manufacturing Company (http://www.debourgh.com) for an undiscl...
  "It works on my machine" is not a valid excuse for developers anymore.
I am grateful to be a part of an industry where ideas can come to life and become real things with a bit of elbow grease and pe...
  Corregan recently wrote some quick thoughts about the Atlanta startup scene where he explored some of the benefits ...
Last week, we had the privilege of attending 3 events. Runako went to Startup Drinks, while I gave a presentation on product development to the Atlanta chapter of the Founder Institute, and was later featured on theAtlanta Technology Leaders show on BusinessRadioX. We spend a lot of ti...
Last week, we had the privilege of attending 3 events. Runako went to Startup Drinks, while I gave a presentation on product development to the Atlanta chapter of the Founder Institute, and was later featured on the Atlanta Technology Leaders show on BusinessRadioX. We spend a lot of ...
Just a quick note that ProjectLocker co-founder Corregan Brown joined the gang at the Atlanta Tech Leaders radio show today. If you’re interested in what goes on behind the scenes at ProjectLocker, give it a listen. Check the archive here: Atlanta Technology Leaders March 6, 2014...
Just a quick note that ProjectLocker co-founder Corregan Brown joined the gang at the Atlanta Tech Leaders radio show today. If you’re interested in what goes on behind the scenes at ProjectLocker, give it a listen. Check the archive here: Atlanta Technology Leaders March 6, 2014...
You may have heard us sing the praises of our new customer support solution from our friends at Groove. Well, we recently had a talk with them, and we’ve now joined their Small Business Stack promotion to join them in their mission to help 5,000 small businesses grow and become s...
You may have heard us sing the praises of our new customer support solution from our friends at Groove. Well, we recently had a talk with them, and we’ve now joined their Small Business Stack promotion to join them in their mission to help 5,000 small businesses grow and become s...
Back in January, we did a webinar with White Source Software, showing how White Source and ProjectLocker together can improve your security, detect licensing issues, and eliminate obsolete libraries from your Java or J2EE project. ProjectLocker provides revision control using Subversio...
Back in January, we did a webinar with White Source Software, showing how White Source and ProjectLocker together can improve your security, detect licensing issues, and eliminate obsolete libraries from your Java or J2EE project. ProjectLocker provides revision control using Subversio...
As of Friday evening, we decided to change our checkout process. Before, you could always sign up for our completely free plan to either try out ProjectLocker or to meet your needs if you were a solo developer or hobbyist. However, if you wanted to try our paid plans, we did require a ...