In our previous entry of the What Is CI series, we covered some of the basic elements of what CI is and does, and how it can benefit you. Today, we’re going to dive a bit deeper into unit testing and deployment - two things that Travis CI can help expediate and remedy, while helping you keep focusing on the work at hand.
As of April 17, 2018, the experimental
jwtaddon will be discontinued.
jwtaddon was introduced back in August, 2016 to provide a means of sharing secrets with third parties (most importantly with Pull Request authors). At the time of the introduction, we had hoped that the addon would prove useful and secure, so that many other service providers may adopt it for their services for our mutual users’ benefit.
Upon further consideration and investigation, however, we have determined that the addon has shortcomings that we are unable to overcome.
A few days ago, security researchers published details of a group of vulnerabilities caused by modern CPU architecture called “Meltdown” and “Spectre.” Both vulnerabilities potentially allow software to read parts of system memory it should not be permitted to read.