foundry

Release manager for npm, bower, component, PyPI, git tags, and any plugin you can write

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Release manager for npm, bower, component, PyPI, git tags, and any plugin you can write.

This was created out of frustration; there was no generic sharable release manager. Previously, I was using git-extra's git-release command with dotfiles git hooks.

Example foundry-release

Getting Started

Install the module globally via: npm install -g foundry

By default, foundry is not configured with any release libraries. Install a release library via npm globally:

npm install -g foundry-release-bower  # bower
npm install -g foundry-release-component  # component.io
npm install -g foundry-release-git  # git
npm install -g foundry-release-npm  # npm
npm install -g foundry-release-pypi  # PyPI

Details about existing plugins and their documentation can be found under the Plugins heading.

For example purposes, we will create/release on a local-only git repository.

# Install a `git` foundry-release plugin
npm install -g foundry-release-git

# Create git repo
mkdir foundry-example
cd foundry-example
git init
echo "Hello World" > README.md
git add README.md
git commit -m "Added documentation"

# Run our release
foundry release
# [master c6ce921] Release 0.1.0

# See the release commit and tag
git log --decorate --oneline
# c6ce921 (HEAD, tag: 0.1.0, master) Release 0.1.0
# f0c25b3 Added documentation

Documentation

foundry provides a command line interface for releasing.

$ foundry --help

  Usage: foundry [options] [command]

  Commands:

    release <version>      Set version for package metadata and publish to registries
    plugins                List installed `foundry` plugins
    completion             Get potential completions for a command. Looks for `COMP_CWORD`, `COMP_LINE`, `COMP_POINT`.

  Options:

    -h, --help     output usage information
    -V, --version  output the version number

Example releases are:

foundry release 0.1.0
foundry release 0.3.0
foundry release 1.0.0

Commands that automatically increment semver are planned (e.g. foundry release major, foundry release minor). See https://github.com/twolfson/foundry/issues/16 for more information.

Release process

When a release occurs, the following steps are processed:

  1. Set version, update package metadata with the new version (e.g. update package.json)
  2. Commit, persist any changes to a version control system (e.g. git commit && git tag)
  3. Register, if the package is new (semver === 0.1.0), then register it to its repository (e.g. python setup.py register)
  4. Publish, release changes to package's repostiroy manager (e.g. npm publish)

Plugins

foundry plugins contain the foundry-plugin keyword and adhered to the foundry release plugin specification:

https://github.com/twolfson/foundry-release-spec

Existing plugins are:

Contributing

In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint via grunt and test via npm test.

Donating

Support this project and others by twolfson via gittip.

Support via Gittip

Unlicense

As of Dec 07 2013, Todd Wolfson has released this repository and its contents to the public domain.

It has been released under the UNLICENSE.

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