Jenkins: The Definitive Guide

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Jul 19, 2011 - Computers - 380 pages
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Streamline software development with Jenkins, the popular Java-based open source tool that has revolutionized the way teams think about Continuous Integration (CI). This complete guide shows you how to automate your build, integration, release, and deployment processes with Jenkins—and demonstrates how CI can save you time, money, and many headaches.

Ideal for developers, software architects, and project managers, Jenkins: The Definitive Guide is both a CI tutorial and a comprehensive Jenkins reference. Through its wealth of best practices and real-world tips, you'll discover how easy it is to set up a CI service with Jenkins.

  • Learn how to install, configure, and secure your Jenkins server
  • Organize and monitor general-purpose build jobs
  • Integrate automated tests to verify builds, and set up code quality reporting
  • Establish effective team notification strategies and techniques
  • Configure build pipelines, parameterized jobs, matrix builds, and other advanced jobs
  • Manage a farm of Jenkins servers to run distributed builds
  • Implement automated deployment and continuous delivery
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing Jenkins
1
Chapter 2 Your First Steps with Jenkins
9
Chapter 3 Installing Jenkins
41
Chapter 4 Configuring Your Jenkins Server
65
Chapter 5 Setting Up Your Build Jobs
79
Chapter 6 Automated Testing
135
Chapter 7 Securing Jenkins
169
Chapter 8 Notification
195
Chapter 9 Code Quality
225
Chapter 10 Advanced Builds
253
Chapter 11 Distributed Builds
301
Chapter 12 Automated Deployment and Continuous Delivery
323
Chapter 13 Maintaining Jenkins
343
Appendix Automating Your Unit and Integration Tests
359
Index
369
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John Ferguson Smart, director of Wakaleo Consulting, helps organizations optimize their Java development practices and infrastructure. He provides training and mentoring in agile development and testing practices such as Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development, Build Automation, and Continuous Deployment.

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