Category Archives: User Experience

Shiny New Session Lifecycle Display

You might’ve already noticed, but your Solano CI report page may look a little different than you’re used to. We’re excited to release our newly redesigned Lifecycle display, giving you more insight into your build’s timing and progress. This new lifecycle header splits your build into 4 logical sections: Startup – This phase includes the time it takes […]

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Introducing Solano Labs 30/30: 30% Faster Builds or 30% Lower Bill

Solano Labs is proud to announce our most ambitious campaign to date. Our 30/30 promotion offers you 30% faster builds or a 30% lower CI bill. No catch. It truly is that simple. Our technology is the most scalable in the industry and we are happy to issue an open invitation for anyone to try […]

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Welcome to Solano- Test execution

Welcome to `Welcome to Solano!` In this blog series, we’ll examine a few key concepts and features of Solano Labs’ flagship product, Solano CI. The goal of this series is to help orient them while learning to use the system, while refreshing current users too; we hope you find them handy. Please let us know […]

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Secure Environment Variables UI

Background While it has been possible to set secure environment variables from the Solano CLI for some time (see docs here), there has been no way to do it from the app or to see what values are currently set. We have added a new page to Organization settings that will allow Org admins to manage […]

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Queues are on the Move

Update July 22nd 2016 – Queue Routing has been moved to the UI, routing using solano.yml is no longer supported Background A little over a year ago we released a feature called Custom Queues which exposed some of our internal routing logic to better select the compute resource that your build runs on. If you wish to use Docker containers you can […]

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Report Page Interface Enhancements

We are very pleased to present the first design update of 2016 to the Solano CI product: a new Report Page layout that is better organized, introduces new interface components, and is much easier to use. The Challenge The “Report Page”—as we call it here at Solano Labs—is the primary view into any given session […]

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