Building a website or application? Gone are the days of FTP or copy/pasting into your host. Let’s cover some available tools such as GitHub & GitHub Pages, Travis CI, and Azure App Services for automating consistent releases. Many of the services are relatively inexpensive or even free. Using these tools will allow you to release with confidence, knowing your application is built, tested, and released the same way every time.
We’ll use front-end applications as examples, but the tools used apply to full-stack development.