CI for CPAN

Posted on November 13, 2020. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A series of posts about continuous integration for perl repositories on GitHub using GitHub Actions. A Continuous Integration system (aka CI) can shorten the feedback cycle you get for your code. Usually it will run your unit tests, (or whatever you tell it to run) every time you push code to your VCS – Version […]

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Managing Your Travis CI Config Files with App::CISetup

Posted on May 24, 2019. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , |

Managing Your Travis CI Config Files with App::CISetup If you write software, you (hopefully) write tests. If you write tests, it’s easy to forget to run them. Using Continuous Integration (CI) for your software is one way around this. Many of us use Travis CI for CI. In this post we’ll go over ways to […]

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Generating SVG Badges with Perl

Posted on November 11, 2018. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , |

Generating SVG Badges with Perl If you’ve looked at projects on GitHub or other sites, you may have noticed the little rectangular badges (aka shields) saying things like “build passing” with a nice green background (or yellow/red if something is wrong), and if you’ve used Travis CI or Coveralls, you probably know how to get […]

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Automated testing on Windows with AppVeyor

Posted on October 23, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

Automated testing on Windows with AppVeyor AppVeyor is a continuous integration service similar to Travis CI, just on Windows. If you have a Perl module on GitHub, it’s not that hard to have it run tests automatically on Windows; it’s just not well documented.

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Docker based Continuous Integration for perl projects

Posted on October 12, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

Docker based Continuous Integration for perl projects Continuous Integration for Perl using Shippable and Docker from a Github or BitBucket repo.

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Graham Knop – “Continuous Integration for CPAN”

Posted on June 23, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Continuous Integration for CPAN – youtube Continuous integration helps you catch issues in your modules across a more diverse set of configurations than is easy to check manually. Travis-CI and AppVeyor are free CI solutions for open source projects that will allow automatic testing on Linux, macOS, and Windows. Extra tools exist for easy testing […]

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Continuous Integration. CircleCI vs Travis CI vs Jenkins

Posted on March 3, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

Continuous Integration. CircleCI vs Travis CI vs Jenkins The main goal of continuous integration is to identify the problems that may occur during the development process earlier and more easily. If you integrate regularly — there is much less to check while looking for errors. That results in less time spent for debugging and more […]

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Testing with AppVeyor

Posted on October 25, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , |

Testing with AppVeyor If you ever wanted to test your CPAN modules on Windows systems without having an own Windows system setup, then you should take a look at AppVeyor. Basically it’s something like travis-ci, but just running on Windows. Configuration happens in a YAML file named appveyor.yml. See also PDL appveyor.yml on github

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Getting to Travis and GitHub Pages Quickly

Posted on August 13, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

Getting to Travis and GitHub Pages Quickly Often, when I’m working locally I like to bounce right over to a GitHub repository url to check something. I ended up writing a bit of code to make this easier. While I was at it, I decided it would be nice to have the same thing for […]

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Travis-CI and Perl

Posted on May 20, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Travis-CI and Perl If you’re interested in using Travis-CI for your Perl projects, here’s a few pointers that you should not miss: Update: This talk has been uploaded to youtube.

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