CI Changes with Catalyst
Apple highlighted Catalyst’s new features and increased functionality at WWDC. When mass adoption hits, there will need to be some changes to Mac-related CI workflows.
Benefits of Ephemeral iOS Builds
Mobile DevOps has unique challenges especially when building for the Apple platform. In this post, we will cover the process of self-managed iOS builds and benefits of using ephemeral builds.
MacStadium + Ansible are Making Life Easier for DevOps Teams
Provisioning your Mac cloud virtual machines for macOS and iOS CI just got easier. MacStadium engineers have put together some example Ansible scripts for provisioning your CI build environment.
User and Customer Experience for All
Without users for the platforms we build, even the most groundbreaking applications can quickly turn into shelfware. Humans, of course, can be unpredictable and demanding but—love or hate them—they’re the reason we build platforms in the first place.
Speeding Up Xcode Builds
As projects grow, build times can become problematic. However, there are several tweaks you can make to Xcode that can decrease the amount of time it takes for builds to complete without any extra work.
NuoRDS is a scalable terminal server for Mac
There is a new terminal server option for Mac. It is called NuoRDS. It is simple to install, has a number of options and is quite well developed.
How to Add iCloud as a Git Repo
What if you could use Apple's iCloud to store a local copy of your code and have it available on any of your Apple devices as well? This is certainly possible.
Partner with MacStadium for Mac CI hosting
Over the last year, MacStadium has seen tremendous growth by offering Mac servers for development and continuous integration.
Managing VMware ESXi with Just a Mac
In early 2016, VMware began including the embedded HTML5 host client for managing ESXi in version 6.0 U2 from your web browser. It’s a great solution for users getting started with a dedicated Mac.
Choosing the Right Tool for Continuous Integration and Development
Many MacStadium customers take advantage of the fast internet connection and strong performance of one or more Mac mini’s to outsource CI and CD build server duties.
Science in Virtualization: Efficient Deployment with Clean Room VMs
Science is difficult. Developing a strict testing system for a science experiment that is repeatable in other lab environments is even harder.
Survival of the Most Efficient: Intro to Agile Software Development
With the software industry moving forward rapidly and trends shifting, a delay in product release can be disastrous for a company.