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Building Your Resume Like a Boss with CI



If you're a developer geek like I am, you'll want to check this out. This repository builds my resume using continuous integration. Seriously! You can find the live resume here.

What other way can you show you know the agile development lifecycle by expressing it through your resume itself. It's just a few easy steps.

Here you'll find all you need to deploy and create your own resume. We are using the nifty resume-cli command line tool from JSON Resume to compile our resume from a JSON schema into HTML and even PDF. This guide will walk through how to use Continuous Integration to validate and git deploy your resume!

Getting Setup

You're going to want to first fork this repository. Then install the resume command line interface (cli) globally:

(hint: make sure you have nodejs installed first!!)

# You may have to do sudo npm install depending on your system
npm install resume-cli -g

Now, cd to this repository install the required packages

cd ./path-to-your-local-repo
npm install

The Resume.json file

This resume.json file contains all the data in your resume. You can modify my own or create your own by doing:

resume init

The schema is pretty clear, just put in the links and data where appropriate:

  "basics": {
    "name": "Steven Edouard",
    "label": "Developer Evangelist",
    "picture": "",
    "email": "",
    "website": "",
    "summary": "I'm a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft. Every day I work to empower individuals to build awesome things. I eventually hope to persue a role where I can have high impact on a product.",
    "location": {
      "city": "San Francisco",
      "countryCode": "US",
      "region": "California"
    "profiles": [
        "network": "Twitter",
        "username": "sedouard",
        "url": ""

The above json is truncated, checkout resume.json for the full thing.

Deploying to Your Own Website

To git deploy to an Azure website you'll need to have an Azure subscription.

Get an Azure Account by either getting a free trial, or a token from me, @sedouard which looks like this:

If you're working on a Startup signup for Bizspark or tweet at me @sedouard with your plan and I'll get you a bizspark token for free Azure usage for 3 years.

After you get your subscription create a new website:

Now you can link your repository to a source control provider. In the site dashboard click Setup deployment from source control:

Now just select Github. (The screenshot below shows BitBucket but it works the same with Github):

Select your repository and the branch you wisht to deploy. (You probably want to deploy master)

Deploying your resume

Ensure that your resume looks the way you want by executing:

resume export index -f htm

  running validation tests on resume.json ...

  √ Passed all validation tests.

This command will be ran by the azure web site and will automatically publish your website to You can buy a domain name for your resume from a domain name provider like namecheap and setup a custom domain name for your resume really easily too!

Now finally, to deploy your resume just do

# commit your changes in resume.json
git commit . -m 'updating resume'
git push origin master

Now almost immeditley you'll see your deployment go to work:

The Deployment Files

!!You don't have to read this part if you aren't interested in how the deployment works!!

This repository contains a .deployment and deploy.cmd scripts which are specific deployment files for Azure websites. These files were generated with the azure command line interface. To create these files yourself do:

npm install azure-cli -g
azure site deploymentscript --basic --sitePath .

Then the deployment script was modified to run the locally install resume-cli node package. Here's what was added to deploy.cmd:

REM Use the Executecmd macro to execute and validate the command worked
echo Building Resume
call :Executecmd npm install
IF !ERRORLEVEL! NEQ 0 goto error
REM This creates the **index.html** which is deployed by Azure Websites.
call :Executecmd node .\node_modules\resume-cli\index.js export index -f html
IF !ERRORLEVEL! NEQ 0 goto error

Hope this guide inspires you to 'build' your own resume!