CapsuleCD v2 Released

CapsuleCD is made up of a series of scripts/commands that make it easy for you to package and release a new version of your library artifact (Ruby gem, Npm package, Chef cookbook.. ) while still following best practices:

  • bumping semvar tags
  • regenerating any *.lock files
  • validates all dependencies exist and are free of vulnerabilities
  • runs unit tests & linters
  • uploads versioned artifact to community hosting service (rubygems/supermarket/pypi/etc)
  • creating a new git tag
  • pushing changes back to source control & creating a release
  • and others..

While CapsuleCD was a series of scripts, with the release of v2 that’s no longer the case.

CapsuleCD has been re-written, and is now available as a static binary on macOS and Linux (Windows and NuGet support is hopefully coming soon)

You no longer need to worry that the version of Ruby used by your library & gemspec is different than the version required by CapsuleCD. If you maintain any Python or NodeJS libraries, this also means that a Ruby runtime for just for CapsuleCD is unnecessary. The CapsuleCD Docker images for other languages are much slimmer, and based off the standard community images with minimal changes.

Releasing a new version of your Ruby library hasn’t changed, it’s as easy as downloading the binary and running:

CAPSULE_SCM_REPO_FULL_NAME=AnalogJ/gem_analogj_test \
capsulecd start --scm github --package_type ruby

Click below to watch a screencast of CapuleCD in action:

CapsuleCD screencast

Jason Kulatunga

Build Automation & Infrastructure guy @Adobe. I write about, and play with, all sorts of new tech. All opinions are my own.

San Francisco, CA

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