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Sibelius Seraphini for Woovi

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Fast CI/CD for Monorepos

Monorepo brings a lot of benefits such as code sharing, simple dependency managing and easy to apply changes to many services at once.
However, it can also make your CI/CD slow if you always test and build every package and service.

Conditional build

Conditional build is the technique where you check what files changed to determine what jobs and workflows you should or should not run on your CI/CD.

CircleCI provides an orb, like a package, that tells if a given path changed from the last workflow. You can define it in a config.yml file

version: 2.1
setup: true
  path-filtering: circleci/path-filtering@0.0.2

      - path-filtering/filter:
          base-revision: main
          mapping: |
            packages/account/.* account-modified true
            packages/ledger/.*  ledger-modified true
            packages/card/.*    card-modified true
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Then, you can use this variables in the main workflow, like this:

      - when: << pipeline.parameters.ledger-modified >>          
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deploy_staging_ledger will only run when ledger package was modified.

In Conclusion

As you scale, you need to find a more optimized way to make your process more efficient.
Testing and building only packages and services affected by code changes reduces the cost and time to production.

What optimizations are you doing in your Startup?


Reducing testing and building time in Monorepos
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