54 deployments in 1 day

A mission patch sticker "keeping GOV.UK secure: rails updates June 2015"

Last Wednesday, GOV.UK’s team of 22 developers upgraded and re-deployed a record 54 applications in just 6 hours. This was to deal with a potential security threat discovered in the software we use (Ruby on Rails and some dependent libraries). On …

Publishing official documents

June and July are the peak times for publishing official documents, particularly annual reports and accounts. You must publish all official documents on GOV.UK - even if you’re an exempt agency (one that doesn’t normally publish on GOV.UK). This process …