Using Helm Dependencies for third party charts

4 min readNov 10, 2023

When you are installing packages into a Kubernetes cluster, the go-to solution for software writers is to provide a Helm chart with a default values.yaml file to allow you to easily deploy all of the required resources for their application with a few commands.

You will normally see something like this when you are looking for installation instructions via Helm.

First add our helm charts repo to your helm client

helm repo add..

Next, install our chart via helm using