Eight Years of BookStack

As we veer towards the middle of July we hit the 8-year mark for the BookStack project. Following the pattern from previous years, we’ll compare the project’s various metrics year-on-year, and provide an update on finances. »

BookStack Project Update for March 2023

There’s no new feature release for BookStack this month, due to various distractions and the type of work done in this release cycle, so I thought it’d be good to instead provide a general project update to highlight what has happened in the last month or so. »

BookStack in 2022

Well 2022 is now in the past. During the year BookStack had a few milestones which included reaching the top of Hacker News, becoming 7 years old and hitting 10K stars on GitHub. »

Reaching 10k GitHub Stars & A look at first sharing BookStack

Today, after over 7 years of continuous active development, we’ve now reached 10,000 stars on GitHub! 🥳 🥳 🥳 Previously when hitting star milestones I’ve written about the the project growth relative to this metric but, since I’ve already published such as post this year, I thought we’d do something different via video. »

Seven Years of BookStack

Another year goes by with BookStack now being 7 years in development from its original commit on the 12th of July 2015. »

Introducing BookStack Support Services

Today I’m happy to announce availability of official BookStack support services! These services are broken down into a couple of different plans, the detail of which can be found on our new support page. »

BookStack in 2021

Thought it would be nice to take some time out to look back over the last year and review how things have progressed. »

Six Years of BookStack

Well there goes another year, A year of worldwide lock-downs and uncertainty but BookStack development has pushed on and now we’re at 6 years since the original commit on the 12th of July 2015. »

Replacing Google Analytics & Mailchimp

On this BookStack site I have been using Google Analytics to track visitor metrics. While not crucial to know, it’s generally useful to have an idea of the target audience, current popularity and be aware of any visitor spikes. »

Five Years of BookStack

With a first commit dated Sunday the 12th of July 2015, BookStack is now over 5 years old. Looking back, those 5 years have appeared to fly by but within that time there’s been a lot of growth, both for me as a maintainer and in regards to the project itself. »

1000 Stars and Beta Release v0.19

Before 2017 is up we have managed to hit 1000 stars on GitHub! This reflects the continued growing momentum that the project has experienced over time considering the 500 star milestone was only passed in March of this year. »

Ditching Disqus Comments

Just a small update about a change on the blog here. I have decided to drop the use of Disqus as a commenting system and instead replaced the comments area with a few simple links to my twitter and to the BookStack issues page. »

500 Stars & Release v0.15.2

Over 500 Stars BookStack now has over 500 stars on GitHub! Yeah yeah yeah, I know, GitHub stars aren’t a great way to track the success of a project but it is nice as a periodical milestone and to give a relative idea of user growth. »

A Year of BookStack

BookStack is now 1 year old! The first commit can be found on GitHub here. BookStack also now has over 200 stars GitHub stars! »

BookStack, now with CI Development

BookStack now has continuous integration set up and connected to the GitHub repo. Now whenever code is pushed, or a pull request is created, the tests will be automatically be ran against the new code. »

100 Stars on GitHub!

BookStack now has over 100 stars on GitHub! It’s a minor milestone but I’m very happy about it. Since July of last year I’ve put a fair amount of effort into the project and it’s awesome to see other people find value in BookStack. »