AUTHOR: Mike Bartlett

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Join the Dark Side

Today we are rolling out some changes to our UI. For those that haven't already played with it, you'll notice it's very white. We appreciate that a lot of developers like working in darker environments and so we've introduced a dark theme. In order to enable the new theme go to the Profile menu - click on your display picture in the top right section and toggle Dark Theme. Try it out for yourself. The new…

Say Hello to the new look Gitter

Hi there. Today we're launching an updated look for Gitter. It's cleaner, simpler and makes the popular All conversations view and direct messages more obvious and usable. TLDR: Try it out here. It's only the web and desktop versions that have changed, the mobile application and mobile web bits are still exactly the same. You can switch it off here. To enable it for your desktop version, take a look at this Topic. After reworking the…

Introducing our new UI

Today we begin previewing a beta of some fairly substantial changes to our user interface. Change is always hard and we don't take it lightly; for the last three months this work has been ongoing in the background, internally we've been using the new UI for a couple of weeks. There are things we like about it, and some things we don't. What's more important than our opinion, is yours and so we are putting it…

Introducing our new Community Pages

When we first started Gitter, we created a simple way for people to create and join chat rooms for repositories on GitHub. Over the year and half since our launch we've seen thousands of wonderful and creative ways people are using Gitter to create communities. During this time, communities have evolved from single channels into multiple rooms. To help foster this evolution, today, we are launching our new Community Pages. Sorry, let me rephrase that. Your…

Scheduled maintenance 19 July

Owing to some of the recent issues we've experienced, we will be doing scheduled maintenance on our server infrastructure over the weekend. During this time, all services will be unavailable whilst we implement a major update to our data and application infrastructure. We anticipate the down time to be around 1 hour and will take place at 8:00AM BST on Sunday. For your convenience, some time zones conversions: Tokyo: 4pm Moscow: 10am CEST: 9am Eastern:…