Ship code faster via Slack approvals

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The text discusses a Slack-based approval process for shipping code faster, which has been beneficial for the Sleuth team in reducing lead time and deploying to production more quickly. Developers can approve production deploys from within Slack by using a thumbs-up emoji 👍. This process involves three steps: setting up a build with a manual approval step, installing an Automation to enable Slack-based approvals, and optionally installing another Automation for automated approvals. The text also highlights the importance of health checks before automatically shipping code from staging to production as part of proper continuous deployment practices.


Date published
Nov. 20, 2023

Don Brown

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