What is Drone.io?
Drone is a hosted continuous integration service. It enables you to conveniently set up projects to automatically build, test, and deploy as you make changes to your code. Drone integrates seamlessly with Github, Bitbucket and Google Code as well as third party services such as Heroku, Dotcloud, Google AppEngine and more.
Drone.io is a tool in the Continuous Integration category of a tech stack.
Who uses Drone.io?
109 companies reportedly use Drone.io in their tech stacks, including Paralect, QuintoAndar, and Skyscanner.
286 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Drone.io.
GitHub, Docker, Amazon S3, Bitbucket, and Heroku are some of the popular tools that integrate with Drone.io. Here's a list of all 16 tools that integrate with Drone.io.
Pros of Drone.io
Built on docker
Free for open source
Works with Heroku
Works with Google AppEngine
Works with Amazon
Works with Cloud Foundry
Configuration as code
Eazy to use
Easy tool to automate CI pipeline. Running in an hour
Only need yml config
Written in Go
Decisions about Drone.io
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Drone.io in their tech stack.
I am in the process of evaluating CircleCI, Drone.io, and Github Actions to cover my #CI/ CD needs. I would appreciate your advice on comparative study w.r.t. attributes like language-Inclusive support, code-base integration, performance, cost, maintenance, support, ease of use, ability to deal with big projects, etc. based on actual industry experience.
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- Free for open-source
- GitHub, BitBucket integration
- Browser testing
- Deplot with Amazon, Heroku, Google AppEngine
- Flexible scripting
- Team billing
Drone.io Alternatives & Comparisons
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