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Posted on 20 June 2023

Custom docker image in AWS ECR used in GitHub Actions

Running a test suite in your CI pipeline is critical but I was recently tasked with getting a test suite running without having the luxury of using database factories or seeders for a variety of reasons. Another approach which I decided to use, was to pre-seed a database with test data and create a custom docker image.

Posted on 26 August 2022

Moving from GitLab pipeline to GitHub Actions for CI/CD

I've been using my self-hosted GitLab instance for my git repos and pipelines for 5 or so years now, but things have changed and I've decided I no longer want to run my self-hosted instance any more. It's purely for hobby/self projects and only accessed by myself, however, one bonus of this is that I also self-host a dockerised GitLab runner that performed all of my CI/CD duties, including the deployment stage, which is the important part.