A personal cloud with Nextcloud – But How and Why?

As you may have noticed I attended the Nextcloud Hackweek last week (day 1, day 2, day 3, day 4, day 5). I decided to help out with documentation in Github and I did a few little changes. The documentation ist separated into an Admin-, a User and a Developer Manual. I struggled a bit with […]

Nextcloud Hackweek – Day 5 – Version 11, Foundation, Conference

Today was about the features of Nextcloud Version 11, “the foundation” and the first Nextcloud conference. Nextcloud Version 11 The first meeting was set up to collect and decide about features for the upcoming version 11 of Nextcloud. Each feature has it’s own history and story, e.g. 4 Byte support means, among other, Emojis support ;). Each feature has also it’s own difficulties or […]

Nextcloud Hackweek – Day 4 – Spreed, Version 10, Burger

Today we had a meeting about the integration of Spreed into Nextcloud. With Spreed you can make phone calls, send messages and do video conferences (may be even more). It is a cool service which will be integrated in Nextcloud. Your Nextcloud installation of the future will have then something inbuilt like Skype. Simon told […]

Nextcloud Hackweek – Day 3 – GitHub, Playground, Mail App & the Forum

Today I created a playground on my github profile to become a bit more familiar with command line git commands. After my bad experiences from yesterday using visual tools and the browser I created my own repository and edited everything via command line. I started simple and created a file, edited it, created different branches, learned about the […]

Nextcloud Hackweek – Day 2 – Documentation, GitHub, Barbecue

The morning started with carrying 6 bottles of Fitou wine from the hotel to the office because in the evening there will be a barbecue. Concerning my success with documentation yesterday, we discovered today, that someone merged another pull request that did exactly the same than mine. So today in the morning we decided to revert my […]

Nextcloud Hackweek – Day 1- People, Cloud, Vision, Documentation, Pizza, Beer

Yesterday I started my trip to Germany for attending the hackweek at Nextcloud headquarters in Stuttgart. The photo on top is taken where I started from. As you can imagine one has to be really motivated and curious to leave a place like this ;) I arrived on time today in the morning, my phone noticed […]