Archive 2021

Getting Badges to Update on GitHub Pages

Published at July 6, 2021 ·  11 min read

A while back I was looking for a solution that would give me a better picture when it came to deployments and releases then what I was getting from Jenkins. Jenkins may be the most popular CI build orchestrator in the world but lacks in the area of deployments. There are different needs when it comes to deployments and releases that are quite different then what you want from a CI tool....

Posting a Release on an Asana Calendar

Published at March 21, 2021 ·  9 min read

One thing that I like to do is to have a Calendar that shows all the versions that I have released to Production. I don’t have a whole lot of programs that I maintain but there is enough of a variety that I do switch around to the various bug fixes and new features and it would be really cool to see them all on a Single Calendar. This way I can be sure that features and fixes are getting out there and my stakeholders can also be aware of this information....

Testing a Docker Image as part of a Jenkins Pipeline

Published at January 15, 2021 ·  9 min read

One of the things that I have wanted to do is to test the structure of a docker image that I have just built. This should come right after the build stage so that if the structure is not what I expected, it would fail the build so that I don’t have a bunch of broken images sitting in my docker registry. I guess that this happens because I am using a docker image to build my project and the result of that output is copied into a clean docker image that will be my final image that can then be run as a docker container....