Today the Kubernetes Helm team sent the community a valentine in the form of a new release, version 2.2.0. Since version 2.1.0, Helm has gained over 150 contributions from more than 40 contributors.
Helm 2.2's headline feature is its new testing framework. Chart developers have been clamoring for a way to verify that their charts are working in-cluster. This newly released
helm test command provides just that. Now chart creators can define a suite of tests to verify the integrity of a release.
Along with the testing framework, 2.2.0 contains dozens of features designed to improve both the chart development experience and the operator's experience. New flags give operators better control over how charts are installed, queried, and upgraded. New template objects and functions give developers more ways to learn about the Kubernetes environment. And a new set of tags and conditions makes it possible for complex charts to switch on and off certain dependencies. Finally, many updates have bolstered the documentation for Helm.Read More