LinearB Deployment API

LinearB's delivery API enables enterprise customers to customize their deploy-time measurement to detect code deployments via an API call. This can also be customized to account for additional pre-deploy stages such as staging, pre-production, or QA. Additional stages added will be broken out in Metrics reports in LinearB.

Custom Stage Examples

  • qa - custom stage for QA stage
  • pre_prod - custom stage for Pre-Prod stage
  • release - built-in stage to identify actual deployment to production

Steps for Implementation

Single Stage Deployments

If you would like to listen for just your code deploys, API tokens can be generated following these instructions: How to Generate a Release API Token. Once generated, use the documentation linked below to build your API calls.

Multiple Stage Deployments (Available in paid plans)

Please contact your account manager or in order to implement this feature. The process is listed below:

  1. Notify LinearB of the release stages you utilize and the order in which these stages progress.
  2. LinearB will configure your instance to listen for these stages.
  3. LinearB will then send you an API token.
  4. Use the documentation linked below to build your API calls.

What is marked as deployed when an API call is sent LinearB?

When a CD system sends a call to LinearB, all branches set as "merged" in the repo from which the call is sent are now set to "released".

LinearB API Documentation

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