Deployment Previews
Automated + On-demand

Streamline your Software Development Life Cycle.
Share working websites from every Pull Request.

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Infrastructure as Code

Replicate your production environment, all in code.
Test new code with different versions of your stack.

Tugboat config.yml showing PHP and MYSQL services and service commands

On-Demand Staging Environments

Generate consistent and secure site previews for any git push. Bring your own container images or use our containers to mirror your production environment.

Effortless Container Access

You have shell access to every container. And if that's not enough, run the Tugboat CLI locally to debug thorny problems inside the runtime environment.

Automated Visual Regression

Tugboat generates mobile, tablet and desktop before-and-after screenshots for visual regression testing. You define the paths to test in your config.yml file.

Ready for Complex Architectures

When using Tugboat's Base Previews, multi-gigabyte databases spin up in seconds. And cloned Previews are instant. If your platform runs on Linux, it can run on Tugboat.

Tugboat makes it easy for everyone to see the impact of a change before it goes to production. Using Tugboat has been a significant time-saver for

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How It Works

1. Open a pull or merge request

1. Open a pull request

2. You’ll receive a message when Tugboat has finished building

2. You’ll receive a message when Tugboat has finished building

3. Share a secure url for viewing anywhere, on any device

3. Share a secure url for viewing anywhere, on any device

Say Goodbye to Working Without Feedback

Share your work immediately and effortlessly, with anyone, via a secure URL.
Benefit from the real-time feedback loop web development was meant to have.

A Visual Development Process

A Preview environment for every branch empowers teams with end-to-end visibility throughout the development process. Developers benefit from non-disruptive code review, and project managers and designers can interact with proposed features sooner to identify issues earlier on.

Happier Teams

This is continuous collaboration at its finest. Developers are more productive because they don't have to clean, build, and deploy a staging server to share their work. It's automatic. And stakeholders are happy with visible work-in-progress, faster delivery of features, higher quality releases, and better customer satisfaction.

Everyone Can Contribute

Tugboat empowers non-technical team members to participate in QA and collaborate in ways previously not possible without having a local development environment.