MacStadium Blog

Jeff Vincent

Jeff Vincent

Tech Writer

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GitOps Emerges as a Major Theme at KubeCon 2021

GitOps was a major topic of conversation at KubeCon 2021. Learn a bit about GitOps and get a rundown on our favorite GitOps talks from the conference in this post.

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How to Run Azure Self-hosted macOS Agents on Apple M1 Mac minis with MacStadium

Learn how to upgrade your Azure DevOps Pipelines build infrastructure to a self-hosted build agent running on an M1 Mac mini hosted by MacStadium.

How To
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Understanding File Permissions on Mac

Learn about how file permissions are represented, added, and removed on Mac in this post.

Getting Started
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Orka Integrations: GitLab CI/CD with MacStadium's Orka

GitLab CI/CD is a powerful tool for Mac and iOS CI, and it doesn’t require a third-party build server. We’re taking you through everything you need to get the our GitLab CI/CD plugin running on your Orka instance.

How To
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Expose Native, Dockerized Services in macOS CI/CD Workflows with Orka

Learn how to leverage native Docker in a macOS or iOS CI/CD pipeline with Orka.

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Optimize Image Size and Disk Usage in Anka

Learn how Anka is similar to Docker, and how you can leverage those similarities for CI/CD pipeline efficiency in this post.

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Shared VM Storage is Available in Orka 1.6

Learn about Orka’s new shared storage solution for self-hosting build requirements and cacheing intermediate build artifacts.

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Orka 1.6: Shared VM Storage, Automation-Friendly CLI, and More

The Orka 1.6.0 release is packed with powerful new features. Learn about how these changes can enhance your current or future CI/CD pipeline for iOS or macOS.

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Run GitHub Actions Workflows on Single-Use Mac VMs in Orka

Learn how to convert a GitHub Actions workflow to run on single-use Mac VMs in Orka in this blog post.