Publishing the Guestbook chart to a chart repository
Now that you have completed the development of the Guestbook chart, the chart can be published to a repository so that it is easily accessible for other users. Let's begin by first creating the chart repository.
Creating a chart repository
- Helm charts, packaged as
index.yamlfile, containing metadata about the charts contained in the repository
Basic chart repositories require maintainers to generate their own
index.yaml files, while more complex solutions such as the Helm community's
ChartMuseum tool dynamically generate the
index.yaml file when new charts are pushed to the repository. In this example, we will create a simple chart repository using GitHub Pages. GitHub Pages allows maintainers to create a simple static hosting site out of a GitHub repository, which can be used to create a basic chart...