Since day one, 9fin has been on the Gitlab platform. Over time, we've built a workflow that helps our engineers ship product faster than ever before. I've got my DevOps hat on today and so I would like to share with you the evolution of our continuous integration pipeline and the little quick wins you can make in terms of speed and cost.
First we begin, as is traditional for Review Apps it seems, with some acknowledgments. Review Apps are definitely not a new concept. This post is inspired by GitLab’s implementation, which was in turn inspired by Heroku and before that Fourchette by Rainforest QA. I look forward to the next citation in the chain :)
What Are Review Apps? You can click on any of the links above to go deep into what Review Apps mean to all those different organisations.
By the time this post goes live, I should be getting ready to speak at the inaugural GitLab Commit Conference . My talk is about how as a young startup, the way we deliver our technology products have changed and evolved. My talk abstract is below:
Sat in the kitchen, my co-founder and I freshly just having quit our jobs, we were at work on the MVP of what would become 9fin.