April 2021 Newsletter

Dynamic config, Insights updates, and new developer training

Product updates

More control over your build process with dynamic config

Reduce build time and run a targeted subset of your YAML file on CircleCI. Implement setup workflows and our path filtering orb to generate valid config, define pipeline parameters, and combine multiple configuration files. View our tutorial or visit our docs to get started.

Read our full announcement

New Insights page displays performance breakdown

The page also includes an aggregated view from the project level. From here, click through to a new project detail page, which features project-specific usage and success metrics, in addition to multi-branch filtering.

We’ve also created new documentation for Insights, including a glossary of metrics, details about our data partnerships, and the Insights API. Our new doc on using Test Insights is helpful in understanding performance summary, as well as your top 10 most failed and slowest running tests.

Explore Test Insights

New Android and PostgreSQL convenience images

We invite you to preview our next-generation Android and PostgreSQL convenience images. The new Android Docker image will offer both Java 11 as well as Java 8, and the new PostgreSQL image is built on our next-gen architecture. Both will offer better scaling, more efficient caching, and increased reliability, resulting in faster build times.

Read the Discuss post

See the latest features on our changelog.

Intro to Arm and Insights on CircleCI Academy

Interested in learning more about using Arm-based compute on our platform? Check out this introductory Arm training lesson on CircleCI Academy, which offers a walkthrough of Arm resources, use cases, and how to get started with Arm on CircleCI.

We also have a new lesson on Insights, which covers how to track status, monitor duration, and optimize your CircleCI pipelines using the Insights dashboard.

If you’re just starting out with CircleCI, try our beginner-level course, General Developer Training, to get the basics.

Check out all our training

Join us for our upcoming webinars

Intro to CI/CD
May 14 @ 11:00 AM CST | 4 PM UTC - Register now

What every development project needs
On Demand | Register now

See all upcoming events here.

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See our open positions

Each employee at CircleCI plays a pivotal role in our growth and ability to support our users. Interested in joining our team? Check out open roles in Engineering, Product Management, and more.

Senior Product Manager (Remote)
Staff Site Reliability Engineer (Remote)
Web Producer (Remote)

Not seeing your perfect fit? View all opportunities.

Share your feedback

Join the CircleCI research panel to evaluate new features and ideas, and help us make your job faster and easier. Opt-in and opt-out at any time — we’re always happy to have your feedback.

Learn more about our research panel

Extend your CI/CD pipeline with orbs

Easily integrate with third-party tools

Check out our two new partner orbs for the month of April and learn how to simplify monitoring and testing in your pipeline.

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Ship faster with the in-app configuration editor

Learn how to easily edit config, including features like automatic validation, error-checking, and auto-completion suggestions, with the config editor guide. You’ll also find details on CircleCI syntax and concepts.

Read the guide

Product Newsletter Archive

Read more previous newsletters for highlights of feature launch announcements, details on past events, and more.

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Tell us your DevOps stories

What’s different about how your team does DevOps? How have you been able to improve your engineering throughput metrics with CircleCI?

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