LayerCI with Colin Chartier

Continuous integration is a coding practice where engineers deliver incremental and frequent code changes to create higher quality software and collaborate more. Teams attempting to continuously integrate new code need a consistent and automated pipeline for reviewing, testing, and deploying the changes. Otherwise change requests pile up in the queue and nothing gets integrated efficiently. 

The company LayerCI is a platform built to deliver a better remote infrastructure experience. It enables engineers to preview full stack staging environments for every commit and have a centralized CI/CD stack with full end-to-end testing. LayerCI can duplicate a fully provisioned environment so that end-to-end workflows can run in parallel and alongside unit tests. The result is faster code review, testing and deployment.

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