Deployment with Envoy

// Contents of Envoy.blade.php
@servers(['web' => 'deploy-ex'])

<?php
$repo = '[email protected]:Servers-for-Hackers/deploy-ex.git';
$release_dir = '/var/www/releases';
$app_dir = '/var/www/app';
$release = 'release_' . date('YmdHis');
?>

@macro('deploy', ['on' => 'web'])
    fetch_repo
    run_composer
    update_permissions
    update_symlinks
@endmacro

@task('fetch_repo')
    [ -d {{ $release_dir }} ] || mkdir {{ $release_dir }};
    cd {{ $release_dir }};
    git clone {{ $repo }} {{ $release }};
@endtask

@task('run_composer')
    cd {{ $release_dir }}/{{ $release }};
    composer install --prefer-dist;
@endtask

@task('update_permissions')
    cd {{ $release_dir }};
    chgrp -R www-data {{ $release }};
    chmod -R ug+rwx {{ $release }};
@endtask

@task('update_symlinks')
    ln -nfs {{ $release_dir }}/{{ $release }} {{ $app_dir }};
    chgrp -h www-data {{ $app_dir }};
@endtask

We’ll use Laravel’s Envoy to deploy a PHP application to a production server. This will make a new release directory, clone the repository into it, run any needed build steps, and then finally swap the new code out with the older code, so that Nginx and PHP-FPM serve the new code.

Now that config is very readable. Video available at the original post.

Servers for Hackers: Deployment with Envoy →

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