Connecting Skylight Apps to GitHub: the Devil is in the Details

As I mentioned in an earlier blog post, we recently rolled out the ability for Skylight app owners to connect their Skylight app to a GitHub repo in order to take advantage of the various permissions associated with it. This means you can now give access to a particular Skylight… »

I feel a connection... a 🌟GitHub🌟 connection!

Here at Skylight we've been working really hard the last few months on a bunch of cool new features that coincidentally ended up being done around the same time. We didn't exactly plan it that way, but I like to think we are developing a particular brand of Tilde ESP.… »

Rails 5... is ALIVE!!!

While Skylight itself supports Rails 5 automatically, we had not yet upgraded the Rails portion of the app on our end until last week. I optimistically volunteered to make the upgrade, thinking it would not take more than a day, maybe two, tops. Not so much. For context, although I've… »

What's In A Name?

“What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” I beg to differ with Shakespeare here - I don’t think any flower would be terribly happy to be called “stinkbud” or “garbageblossom.” Names matter! ​Warning: several years-old Doctor Who spoilers… »