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Xcode Server Bot Email Triggers

In a previous post, I introduced Xcode Server bots and mentioned that an integration can fire an email trigger — for example to notify team members of successful integration completion or of exceptions encountered as the integration ran. In that previous post I presented this diagram to illustrate an Xcode server automation that builds an app after […]

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Configuring Xcode Server to Send Email

In my previous post on Xcode Server, I discussed the Xcode Server feature to send issue notification and summary email messages, and how to configure email triggers as part of integration configuration. In this post, I’ll discuss how to configure a MacOS Xcode Server machine to actually route email messages to the development team. The […]

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CI/CD with Xcode Server 10

Xcode Server is a powerful and easy-to-use CI/CD solution that every Xcode 10 developer already installed — even though many of them don’t know it! In this article, I’ll overview the product architecture and discuss some of the plus and minus factors for using Xcode server vs. 3rd-party alternatives. What does Xcode Server Do? Like other CI/CD platforms, […]

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Checking out AWS CodeCommit

Recently the git cloud server landscape became very interesting with the announcement by GitHub that the new pricing would be much more friendly toward users with many private repositories. Probably one reason for this is that the alternatives out there for low cost git hosting keep expanding, and GitHub must have seen the writing on […]

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