Recently we had a question from a user who wanted to be able to import and export all of his XL Release templates at the same time. Fortunately we were able to provide them with this small collection of scripts to do just that. The source code is on the XebiaLabs community Gists site.
With the new release of XL Release 4.5, now it’s also possible to send all your release information to Flowdock. So what does it bring you. What is Flowdock? If you haven’t heard of the next step in Continuous Delivery, then ChatOps is certainly something you should look for. ChatOps tools allow you to chat […]
I discovered that XL Release does not have built-in support to integrate with the Bamboo build tool as it does for Jenkins. But I also discovered that XL Release’s extensibility makes it easy to configure a type definition and a script to enable an interface with Bamboo. Let’s look at the support for Jenkins. XL […]
XebiaLabs has an active community of users for its products. We encourage you to make plugins that solve your specific release process and share that information with others who are using our tools. Here are some of the cool XL Release plugins in our GitHub Community. Bamboo – Bamboo Atlassian build and tests can be […]
The name for XL Release is a misnomer, since some people initially associate the tool as a solution that is only applicable to a Release Management team. Or worse, I’ve heard a few people ask if the tool was somehow associated with Microsoft Excel. This latter association is much worse, since we’re trying to get […]
With the release of XebiaLabs’ new version of XL Release, I thought it would be a good time to review some of the reasons you might like to use XL Release, instead of using something like spread sheets to manage your release process. Free yourself from the pain of releases managed by spread sheets. Many […]
XebiaLabs’ New Version of Continuous Delivery Management Product XL Release Brings Easy-to-Use Automation to Agile Software Releases
XL Release enables DevOps teams to plan, visualize, and control the entire software delivery process. The new features in version 4.5 increase automation, add finer grained security, and provide even more integration points with popular tools, while also improving overall performance. Register for our Live Webinar: What’s new for XL Release 4.5 and check out the latest […]
TJ Randall (@TJRandall; VP System Engineering @XebiaLabs) talks about how customers work through changes to people/skills, process, financial modeling, internal communications and tools, as they migrate to more agile application development and utilize CI/CD methodology.
Some times our customers would prefer to use SSH to connect from the server our XL Deploy is running on and their targets. By default Windows does not support SSH, but XebiaLabs’ tools do support SSH on windows. The tricky part is that most implementations of SSH for Windows also require you to use BASH […]
Much of what is written about Continuous Delivery at present seems to revolve around technical challenges and technical choices: “Which is better: Puppet, Chef or Salt?”, “Should I use Jenkins, Go or XL Release?”, “How do I build a CD pipeline with containers?” etc. etc. If we’re looking at CD properly, though, this is the […]