8363. Continuously Deploy Angular App to GitHub Pages using Travis-CI
GitHub Pages and Travis CI

Introduce how to continuously deploy Game Store Angular app to GitHub Page with Travis-CI.

1. Angular Project

1.1 Source Files

Download the source files for this Angular app. Create your own repository on GitHub and submit this project.

git clone https://github.com/jojozhuang/game-store-angular.git

1.2 Travis Config File

Create a file named ‘.travis.yml’ in the root folder. Submit this file to GitHub as well.

language: node_js
  - "8"
dist: trusty
sudo: false

  - master

    - node_modules

  - npm install -g @angular/cli

  - npm install -g yarn
  - npm install

  - yarn build --base-href https://jojozhuang.github.io/game-store-angular/
  provider: pages
  skip_cleanup: true
  keep-history: true
  github_token: $GITHUB_TOKEN
  local_dir: dist/
    branch: master

2. GitHub

2.1 GitHub Token

Go to ‘Settings’ -> ‘Developer Settings’, or access link ‘https://github.com/settings/developers’ directly, switch to ‘Personal access tokens’, click ‘Generate new token’. image Input description and select scopes. Here, just mark the ‘repo’ checkbox. Scroll down the page and click ‘Generate token’ button. image Copy the new generated token, we will use it later. image

3. Travis

Go to https://travis-ci.com/ to sign up with your GitHub account. After login, go to ‘Profile’. We see the ‘GitHub App Integration’ section, click ‘Activate’ button. image Grant with GitHub authority, choose the repository you want to integrate, click ‘Approve & install’ button. image After a while, your GitHub repository is integrated to Travis, click ‘Settings’. image Keep the default settings for ‘General’ and ‘Auto Cancellation’. image In the ‘Environment Variables’ section, paste your GitHub token in the field ‘Value’ and name it ‘GITHUB_TOKEN’, click ‘Add’ button. image

4. Deployment

Make any change to your Angular app and submit it to Github. Once Travis notice the new submission, it starts to build the app according to the instructions configured in ‘.travis.yml’ file. image If the build is finished successfully, your site is deployed to GitHub page. image

5. Testing

Go to your GitHub repository, there will be one more branch named ‘gh-pages’. image Go to ‘Settings’, scroll down the page to ‘GitHub Pages’, you should see the link, click on it. image The Angular app is live in the GitHub page. image It works properly, wee see the products. image

6. References