file resource is a pointer to a file on an external file share. When used as an IN to a job, the file is downloaded and available to be used.

You can create a file resource by adding it to shippable.resources.yml

  - name:           <string>
    type:           file
    integration:    <string>
    pointer:        <object>
  • name -- should be an easy to remember text string

  • type -- is set to file

  • integration -- name of the subscription integration. Currently supported integration types are:

  • pointer -- is an object that contains integration specific properties

    • Without an integration:

        sourceName: <points to publicly accessible file URI>
    • With a JFrog Artifactory integration:

        sourceName: <"repositoryName/path" of an Artifactory repository file>

Used in Jobs

This resource is used as an IN for the following jobs:

Default Environment Variables

Whenever file is used as an IN or OUT for a job that can execute user defined scripts, a set of environment variables are configured by the platform that may be useful to set the context before user defined scripts execute as part of the job. These variables are available when this resource is used.

<NAME> is the the friendly name of the resource.

Environment variable Description
<NAME>_NAME The name of the resource.
<NAME>_ID The ID of the resource.
<NAME>_TYPE The type of the resource. In this case file.
<NAME>_INTEGRATION_<FIELDNAME> Values from the integration that was used. More info on the specific integration page.
<NAME>_PATH The directory containing files for the resource.
<NAME>_OPERATION The operation of the resource; either IN or OUT.
<NAME>_SOURCENAME SourceName defined in the pointer.
<NAME>_VERSIONID The ID of the version of the resource being used.
<NAME>_VERSIONNAME The versionName of the version of the resource being used.
<NAME>_VERSIONNUMBER The number of the version of the resource being used.

Shippable Utility Functions

To make it easy to use these environment variables, the platform provides a command line utility that can be used to work with these values.

How to use these utility functions is documented here.

Further Reading