We open sourced drone-cache, a plugin for the popular Continuous Delivery platform Drone. It allows you to cache dependencies and interim files between builds to reduce your build times. This post explains why we are using Drone, why we needed a cache plugin, and what I learned while trying to release drone-cache as open source software.

Read on for the story behind drone-cache or if you want to jump into action directly, go to the github.com/meltwater/drone-cache, and try it for yourself.

Originally published at underthehood.meltwater.com on April 10, 2019.

Why are we using Drone?

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Kemal Akkoyun

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