How to choose the right Build Tool for your Project

Choosing the right build tool is as important as choosing a programming language, a text editor or IDE, the CI/CD tool, and the rest of the software involved. But what exactly is a build tool? And how do you decide on one?

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Using Docker Containers to build your Code

Using build tools can significantly improve your development workflow. In DeployBot, you can execute scripts or commands in pre-defined Docker containers. Additionally, you can create your own Docker images, upload them to Docker Hub, and ask DeployBot to retrieve your own image from there.

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Deploying to Multiple Servers at the same Time

Are you working on a larger project, and do you have to deploy your code to several servers at the same time? That can be a complex task and even error-prone if you do this manually. Let DeployBot help you—our favorite bot can deploy to several servers simultaneously, from just two servers to 20 or over one hundred.

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Migrating Legacy Code to CI/CD

Every developer has to deal with legacy code—sooner or later. This means she or he should find a way to handle this code, in the best possible way. It doesn't necessarily mean migrating to a CI/CD workflow. Continually delivering or deploying code might not be right for you, your software project, or even your team. But even then, you should consider automation, at least for tests and the build process.

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Tell your Team: DeployBot’s Notifications Integrations

Did you know DeployBot can help you to improve team communication? Thanks to integrations for Slack and email you and your fellow developers can receive notifications about deployments automatically.

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