Building A Custom Brigade Gateway in 5 Minutes


Brigade gateways trigger new events in the Brigade system. While the included GitHub and container registry hooks are useful, the Brigade system is designed to make it easy for you to build your own. In this post, I show the quickest way to create a Brigade gateway using Node.js. How quick? We should be able to have it running in about five minutes.


You’ll need Brigade installed and configured, and you will also need Draft installed and configured. Make sure Draft is pointed to the same cluster where Brigade is installed.

If you are planning to build a more complex gateway, you might also want Node.js installed locally.

Getting Started

Draft provides a way of bootstrapping a new application with a starter pack. Starter packs can contain things like Helm charts and Dockerfiles. But they can also include code. 

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