Published: November 14, 2022 • 2 min read
CircleCI is configured via a file called
.circleci/config.yml. I’ve found the
combination of YAML, a proprietary DSL, and the remote nature of CI to be to be
a bit brittle iterate on. Change a config, trigger a build, wait, diagnose any
configuration issues online, and repeat the cycle.
Why not validate your config locally? Following these
instructions, you can do just that with the
$ circleci config validate Config file at .circleci/config.yml is valid.
Get the confidence to push a build by iterating locally.
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