The new year is here. We want to celebrate with you by sharing exciting new features that will make your life a whole lot easier.
Happy 2022 and let's dive in!
Run tasks in the Runops Portal
Use a large canvas to edit your scripts, logs loading automatically right bellow, and all your history of executions accessible as you run things.
When you are done with a Connection, easily switch targets to run different scripts.
Wanna re-run a script from yesterday?
Filter you history to find the script you need and re-execute a task with 2 clicks!
Hit cmd (mac) / win (windows) + enter to run your script from the canvas.
Here is a quick video of Matheus showing all these features in action: https://runops.io/docs/english-videos/#intro
No need to copy and paste the same script everyday anymore.
If you have a script you need to run every day like database check or a financial report, you can now use the Runops step in Slack Workflows to schedule the execution of a task with a few clicks, all within Slack.
After the setup you get a message from the Runops bot with the results of your task every day at the configured time.
Check out this video on how to setup: https://runops.io/docs/portuguese-videos/#tarefas-agendadas
You can also use the Runops workflow step to create shortcuts.
Use Shortcuts to make scripts such as a report or a db check accessible trough a button available in the Slack chat panel.
The Runops bot speaks SQL!
If you like running tasks from Slack you will love this one. Now you can chat with the Runops bot using SQL! That is correct, you send SQL or any script in the chat and the bot replies with the results.
Here is how to use it:
- List the available Connections by typing
- Select a target by typing
- Start sending your script and get the results back for each message!
Check out this video for more details on how to use it: https://runops.io/docs/portuguese-videos/#chatbot
Improved Agent reliability
We released multiple enhancements to the Agent communication with the API.
The latest Agent version has increased capabilities in terms of how long a task can last, the size of scripts and outputs it can handle, and many other enhancements and bug fixes.
If you aren't using the latest version already, we highly recommend you upgrade your agents.
You can find the latest version along with the full details of the changes here: https://github.com/runopsio/agent/releases
You can now run NodeJS scripts in Runops. Many of you use Python or Ruby to create more complex automations, but now you can also use NodeJS.
You can see the list of npm packages available here: https://github.com/runopsio/agent/blob/main/Dockerfile#L116 - feel free to ask for new packages or contribute with suggestions.
New organizations can now signup for Runops from the browser.
Before this release new organizations were only able to signup from our CLI. Many people love the CLI experience, but this is not the case for everyone.
So go ahead and tell your friends from other companies that they should be using Runops and can start here: https://use.runops.io/signup
That is it for this update.
As always, please let us know of any feedback, suggestion, comment, or anything that comes to mind.
See you next time!