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Discussion on: How long does it take for your test suite to run?

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Andrew Stuntz Author

Yesssss. This is great. I haven't done too much with Kotlin or related tools. But, I have used fastlane quite a bit as a CLI for working with native apps.

fastlane.tools/

It's seriously a god send. Reduces repetitive deploys from 30-45 minute dances of uploads and clicking through UI's to about 1 or 2 commands. It's great. We even used it to start doing real time deployments of one of our native applications. I love stuff like this and how much more productive it makes you!

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vaclavhodek

In fact, the Github Action is not only doing everything for us automatically, but it also documents what is necessary to do.

It's a simple CLI tool but there are so many different operations to do with every release - many more than described in the article such as signing the binaries for Windows and macOS, building RC version, packing 3 different docker containers, uploading to NPM, Docker, APT repo, RPM repo, Brew, our servers, etc.

E.g., for Brew, it needs to be a tar archive accompanied by a YAML descriptor containing SHA checksum. It's not possible for a mortal person to remember all of these steps and to reproduce them for each release.

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vaclavhodek

Btw, if you like how we do it, you can upvote us on ProductHunt. We've launched today :-).

producthunt.com/posts/localazy

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