The most recent release of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform provides enhancements and features that make application development even easier. These enhancements include:
- An enhanced Developer Catalog.
- Operator-backed services in the Developer Catalog.
- The GA release of Helm 3.
- An add context option in the Topology view.
Keep reading to learn more about each of these enhancements in more detail.
Continue reading “Application deployment improvements in OpenShift 4.4”
Since its introduction, the Topology view in the Red Hat OpenShift web console’s Developer perspective has come a long way in creatively empowering developers. It helps them break away from the limitations of text prompts, and opens a whole new world of visual-interaction-led operations. But the Topology view is not even halfway through the process in its pursuit of bringing an excellent development experience to the table.
Let’s take a look at the new find feature.
Continue reading “OpenShift 4.4: Finding components in the Topology view”
The developer experience in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.4’s web console now includes a metrics-based dashboard. With this dashboard, you can access insights into your application metrics instead of relying on external tools. This Tech Preview feature is available in the Developer perspective’s Monitoring section, providing access to the dashboard, metrics, and events. Monitoring information is also available on the resource side panel, accessible within the Topology and Workloads views.
Continue reading OpenShift 4.4: Getting insights into your application
Tekton was originally part of the Knative project but eventually became a project of its own. It’s been around for just over a year now and is becoming the de facto standard to build continuous delivery pipelines in a Kubernetes-native fashion.
Continue reading Creating Pipelines with OpenShift 4.4’s new Pipeline Builder and Tekton Pipelines
The developer experience in the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform web console keeps getting better. You’ve probably already heard about our streamlined user flows to build and deploy applications, plus the ability to understand the structure of your application via the Topology view. Each new release of Red Hat OpenShift includes usability improvements and new features to help developers reach their goals.
In OpenShift 4.4, we focused on making application deployment easier through the Developer Catalog, improving the experience of Operator-backed services, and supporting Helm Charts. As for feature updates, we:
- Made a number of topology enhancements to help streamline discoverability and scalability.
- Introduced an application monitoring section.
- Introduced a new Pipeline Builder.
Continue reading “What’s new in the OpenShift 4.4 web console developer experience”