Day 10: SparrowCI pipelines cascades of fun

Remember the young guy in the previous SparrowCI story? We have not finished with him yet … Because New Year time is coming and brings us a lot of fun, or we can say cascades of fun … So, our awesome SparrowCI pipelines plumber guy is busy with sending the gift to his nephew: sparrow.yaml:Continue reading “Day 10: SparrowCI pipelines cascades of fun”

Day 4: Give the gift of time

Lately, Santa was getting lots of letters that went a bit like this Dear Santa: I’ve been mostly good, with 98% coverage this year, so what I want for Christmas is… time. You know, I have great Rakulang GitHub Actions for stuff, but when I need to install some external package and also many distributions,Continue reading “Day 4: Give the gift of time”

Day 1: SparrowCI pipelines for everything

New year is a fun time when the whole family gets together by a table and eat holiday dinner. Let me introduce some fun and young member of a Raku family – a guy named SparrowCI – super flexible and fun to use CI service. To find SparrowCI lad – go to https://ci.sparrowhub.io web siteContinue reading “Day 1: SparrowCI pipelines for everything”

Day 9 – Raku code coverage

Although I love using Raku, the fact that it is still a relatively young language means that there is a fair amount that is lacking when it comes to tooling, etc. Until recently, this included a way to calculate code coverage: how much of the code in a library is exercised (=covered) by that library’sContinue reading “Day 9 – Raku code coverage”

Day 9: a chain (or Russian doll) of containers

If you’re in the business, you’ve probably by now heard about containers. They can be described as executables on steroids, or also, as its namesake, a great way of shipping applications anywhere, or have then stored and ready to use whenever you need them. These kinda-executables are called images, and you can find them inContinue reading “Day 9: a chain (or Russian doll) of containers”

Day 6 – Put some (GitHub) Actions in your Raku (repositories)

After being in beta for quite some time, GitHub actions were finally introduced to the general public in November 2019. They have very soon become ubiquitous, over all combined with the other release that were recently made by GitHub, the package (and container) registry. We can put them to good use with our Raku modules.Continue reading “Day 6 – Put some (GitHub) Actions in your Raku (repositories)”