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Deliverybot goes open source 🎉

14 Feb 2020

An update on Deliverybot for 2020. The project is going fully open source and focusing on a self hosted model.

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The road to a production release

20 Nov 2019

Over the last few months hundreds of users have used Deliverybot to deploy code to a variety of platforms. From Kubernetes, Firebase to Heroku. I’ve seen the value of Deliverybot go up as GitHub actions becomes a tool that more and more organizations are jumping into to test their code.

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Are you tracking DevOps metrics? You should be

08 Nov 2019

Listen to the authors of the state of DevOps report on what makes for highly effective teams.

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ChatOps deployments with Deliverybot

18 Oct 2019

Deploy your code on GitHub right from Slack. Involves your team in the conversation and keeps a living breathing view of documentation. Deliverybot has a slack integration that takes just a few seconds to install!

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What is the GitHub deployments API?

01 Oct 2019

A year or so ago I came across this interesting feature in GitHub called the deployments api. It seemed like a bit of a lost section in the GitHub docs, disconnected from other component and unlike pretty much everything else in GitHub I really hadn’t used this. I’ve spent some time investigating the deployments API over the last month or so and wanted to explain this for those of you who have hit this and wondered, what is this thing?

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Deploying to Kubernetes with Helm and GitHub Actions

15 Sep 2019

This tutorial will go through the basics of GitHub actions as well as deploying to Kubernetes using a pre-built Helm action

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Safe and automation friendly canary deployments with Helm

14 Sep 2019

Canary deployments are a very effective way of testing new code on a subset of a user base. They significantly reduces the blast radius of a deployment that may be tricky to roll out by only exposing it to a subset of traffic. This post will dive into how to achieve this within Kubernetes but also in a deployment automation friendly way

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Best practices for deploying to Kubernetes using Helm

05 Sep 2019

This post discusses one of the most common deployment tools for Kubernetes. Helm is the “package manager for Kubernetes” and therefore has become one of the most common tools for managing application deployments.

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Kustomize: Deploying applications using the new Kubernetes templating system

02 Sep 2019

Kustomize is a new way of templating in Kubernetes. It's not strictly a templating system — a better way to describe it is “customization for your Kubernetes yaml files” — but achieves the same goal for most of us. This post explores this new system.

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