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Finish remaining work needed to announce Atom Nightly channel #17884
This issue tracks the remaining tasks that need to be completed before we can fully announce the Atom Nightly channel for general use:
Here goes some guesstimation about the remaining work that needs to be done for having nightly releases.
My current estimate is ~1.5 weeks of actual work (4 days for the actual tasks and 4 more days to do proper testing/verification of the whole pipeline + fixing potential issues).
This is the actual time that I estimate we need to spend working on it, but since we have external dependencies that we can't easily control, shipping this will probably take longer than 1.5 weeks (due to the time we'll be blocked).
1. Enable publishing of linux Atom Nightly packages to packagecloud.
Very Small: it can be done in <30min.
2. Tweak the announcement blog post
Small: it can be done in ~1h.
We need to update it with remaining suggestions and update the caveats.
3. Add functionality to the Atom.io landing page PR
Small-Medium: it can be done in half a day.
Good news everyone! we've been able to solve the 4th point of the required steps (the most complex one) by publishing a custom version of
With this, the rest of needed work should be trivial
I've enabled nightlies on Linux, updated and tweaked the blog post PR and the
Unless somebody thinks it's a bad idea, my current plan is to ship the blog post and the nightly page on atom.io tomorrow June 21st.
The Linux nightlies on Ubuntu through
I can install and use one or the other, but not both. Stable works regardless.