Earthly – CI/CD framework that runs every pipeline inside containers

Last Updated on May 15, 2024

Earthly is a versatile, approachable CI/CD framework that runs every pipeline inside containers, giving you repeatable builds that you write once and run anywhere. This allows for faster iteration on build scripts and easier debugging when something goes wrong – no more git commit -m "try again".

It leverages and augments popular build tools instead of replacing them, so you don’t have to rewrite all your builds no matter what languages you use.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Repeatable Builds – Write builds once, and run them anywhere – on your laptop, remote, and in any CI.
  • Super Simple – Instantly recognizable syntax with most engineers able to read an Earthfile instantly, without prior knowledge of Earthly. .
  • Compatible with Every Language, Framework, and Build Tool – If it runs on Linux, it runs on Earthly. No need to rewrite your existing builds or replace your package.json, go.mod, build.gradle, or Cargo.toml files.
  • Great for Monorepos and Polyrepos – Organize your build logic however makes the most sense for your project.
  • Fast Builds – Build caching and parallel execution makes builds fast automatically. Powerful shared caching capabilities that speed up builds frequently run across a team or in sandboxed environments, such as Earthly Satellites, GitHub Actions, or your CI.
  • Reuse, Don’t Repeat – Never write the same code in multiple builds again.

Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Earthly
License: Mozilla Public License 2.0

Earthly is written in Go. Learn Go with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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