I've recently launched an experimental service called RakuPlay. It allows users to run Raku code snippets against different version of Rakudos including Rakudo developers SHA commits.It also supports automatic Raku modules installation using Rakufile syntax.A common user page looks like that:Rakudo developer page allows to run a code against certain Rakudo commits:Once a user hit … Continue reading RakuPlay introduction
RakuOps series - an attempt to show people who write on Raku how to use the language in daily DevOps tasks - automation, configuration management, Docker containers building and so on.While I don't know for sure which topics will attract the community interest, I hope that during this series I'll get some feedback so I … Continue reading RakuOps. Issue 1.
A few days ago several discussions have been launched where people try to deal with managing none Raku / native dependencies for Raku modules. While a solution is far from being found or at least is complete here is my, Sparrow take on the problem. Raku-native-deps Raku-native-deps is a Sparrow plugin to parse META6.json file … Continue reading Managing External Raku Dependencies using Sparrow
Nowadays many Raku modules authors ship cli tools as a part of their Raku modules distributions.RakuDist provides a dead easy way to test those scripts. The benefit, it takes a minimal coding andfully integrated into RakuDist service. Cli application example Say, we have a script.raku shipped as a part of a Raku module. $ cat … Continue reading RakuDist – Dead Easy Way to Test Raku Cli Applications
Thanks to Raku community's members @AlexDaniel and @rba who supported the idea of bringing RakuDist to community infrastructure, so long story short: https://rakudist.raku.org is available!Check the service out to test your Raku distribution against various versions of Rakudo. Ubuntu and Debian OS are available.The service is in beta stage, feel free to post bugs or … Continue reading Rakudist.raku.org Beta Testing Starts
Hello! RakuDist is a service that enables Raku module authors to test theirs distribution across different Rakudo and OS versions. A lot of things have happened to the project recently. I am to busy to write all the details, but to make a long story short, there are two important facts. RakuDist has got a … Continue reading RakuDist Update. Long Queue Short.
Hi this is a small update of RakuDist - an API to test Raku modules. Nothing major has happened since my last update. However I am exited to announce a web UI to browse recent tests: To run tests one need to use an HTTP API. For example to run test against Kind module and … Continue reading RakuDist Update. Web UI
So you have a command line application written on Raku and shipped as a Raku module to an end user. You're quite happy with unit tests get run as a part of zef install process. But say, you need something extra. For example, some post deployment tests that check your tool runs properly on a … Continue reading Testing Command Line Applications using Tomty and RakuDist