Xcode server is typically run on a dedicated machine, e.g. a Mac Mini or cloud-based Mac server, so configuring the Xcode server to communicate the outcome of automations to the development team is critical to keeping forward progress on the development project.
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.
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.
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.