Even faster rust builds in Gitlab CI

Getting even faster builds out of rust on Gitlab CI

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9 minute read

tl;dr - I applied a few patterns I’ve used on other projects to a Gitlab CI-powered rust project to achieve <2min builds. Basically just caching at different layers – caching via the docker image builder pattern at the docker level, aggressive caching with Gitlab CI at the CI runner level, also one more step of combining some build steps (probably unnecessarily).

Fun with Gitlab CI

Some fun infrastructure-related things you can do with Gitlab CI

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11 minute read

tl;dr If you/your team aren’t on to the wonders of CI yet, you should check it out. A nice easy way to get started is with Gitlab, which is self-hostable and has a free tier @ Gitlab.com. There is a lot of cool stuff you can do automatically with CI, all you need is some scripting chops and some patience to figure out what works and what doesn’t.

Custom registries in JSPM from CI

Hacking my way to a working CI build with JSPM and custom registries

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3 minute read

I recently ran into a bit of trouble using JSPM from the Gitlab CI build for one of my projects – in particular, I’ve started separating my shared frontend UI code (projects like vue-component-library, a small collection of homegrown, badly designed UI components), and reusing across projects.

Continuous Integration To Continous Delivery Haskell Project With Gitlab

Adding Continuous Delivery (CD) to my Gitlab-powered CI setup for my job board Haskell-powered web application

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26 minute read

tl/dr; I added continuous delivery to my Haskell project (after working through adding CI). The setup is somewhat convoluted, but that’s more due to personal organizational preference. This posts rambles A LOT so feel forward to skip to the end, and check out the config files that made it happen.

Stop Worrying And Use Gitlab

Worried you (or your org) are not 'doing it right'? Get (or at least start following practices used by) Gitlab

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6 minute read

tldr;instead of now installing/using JIRA, Trello, Github, Jenkins/TravisCI, and Teamcity, I can just install one thing – Gitlab, spend a little time configuring it, and be ready to take your development process to the next 5 levels (if you’re not already there)