Configuring CI/CD for Testing and Deployment
Our application is finally ready to go to production and meet its first users. We have built its features and implemented all the required checks, such as linting, testing, and so on, which will give us the confidence that the application code is working correctly.
However, currently, all those checks must be executed on our local machine. Whenever we want to push a new feature to production, we need to run all the scripts and then redeploy the application manually, which is a very tedious process.
In this chapter, we will learn what CI/CD is. Then, we will learn what GitHub Actions is and what are the main parts of a GitHub Actions pipeline. We will then learn how to create a CI/CD pipeline that will automate the verification and deployment of the application to Vercel.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
- What is CI/CD?
- Using GitHub Actions
- Configuring the pipeline for testing
- Configuring the...