We are proud to release our latest version today: CodeGrade Orchid.3. This release marks the end of our summer roadmap, which we even managed to extend by also upgrading our GitLab support!
With this release, we have made it easier for students to connect CodeGrade to their GitHub or GitLab repository. It is no longer needed to manually set webhook and deploy key settings, as students can simply login to their Git account via CodeGrade and select their repository. The rest is automagically done for you by CodeGrade! It is even possible to create a new repository for your CodeGrade assignment directly from within CodeGrade. Are you using a custom Git server? Please feel free to let us know so we can add it to our configuration.
We have also made another feature way easier to use in this release: the AutoTest Unit Test step! Instead of manually installing our wrapper unit test frameworks (e.g. `cg_pytest` or `cg_junit5`), you can now use a simple dropdown in the Unit Test step which will automatically install everything you need (just like with the Code Quality tools). All options can still be given in the custom fields per unit test framework. Using a compiled language like Java? Still use `cg_junit5 compile` in the per-student setup script to compile the student code and tests.