Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration Cookbook - Third Edition

Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration Cookbook - Third Edition

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Get a problem-solution approach enriched with code examples for practical and easy comprehension

About This Book

* Explore the use of more than 40 best-of-breed plug-ins for improving efficiency
* Secure and maintain Jenkins 2.x by integrating it with LDAP and CAS, which is a Single Sign-on solution
* Efficiently build advanced pipelines with pipeline as code, thus increasing your team's productivity

Who This Book Is For

If you are a Java developer, a software architect, a technical project manager, a build manager, or a development or QA engineer, then this book is ideal for you. A basic understanding of the software development life cycle and Java development is needed, as well as a rudimentary understanding of Jenkins.

What You Will Learn

* Install and Configure Jenkins 2.x on AWS and Azure
* Explore effective ways to manage and monitor Jenkins 2.x
* Secure Jenkins 2.x using Matrix-based Security
* Deploying a WAR file from Jenkins 2.x to Azure App Services and AWS Beanstalk
* Automate deployment of application on AWS and Azure PaaS
* Continuous Testing - Unit Test Execution, Functional Testing and Load Testing

In Detail

Jenkins 2.x is one of the most popular Continuous Integration servers in the market today. It was designed to maintain, secure, communicate, test, build, and improve the software development process.
This book will begin by guiding you through steps for installing and configuring Jenkins 2.x on AWS and Azure. This is followed by steps that enable you to manage and monitor Jenkins 2.x. You will also explore the ways to enhance the overall security of Jenkins 2.x. You will then explore the steps involved in improving the code quality using SonarQube. Then, you will learn the ways to improve quality, followed by how to run performance and functional tests against a web application and web services.
Finally, you will see what the available plugins are, concluding with best practices to improve quality.

Style and approach

This book provides a problem-solution approach to some common tasks and some uncommon tasks using Jenkins 2.x and is well-illustrated with practical code examples.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 438 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 22.61mm | 748.43g
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 1788297946
  • 9781788297943
  • 2,126,307

About Mitesh Soni

Mitesh Soni is an avid learner with 10 years of experience in the IT industry. He is an SCJP, SCWCD, VCP, IBM Urbancode, and IBM Bluemix-certified professional. He loves DevOps and cloud computing, and he also has an interest in programming in Java. He finds design patterns fascinating and believes that "a picture is worth a thousand words."
He loves to play with kids, fiddle with his camera, and take photographs at Indroda Park. He is addicted to taking pictures without knowing much technical details. He lives in the capital of Mahatma Gandhi's home state. Alan Mark Berg, BSc, MSc, PGCE, has been the lead developer at Central Computer Services at the University of Amsterdam since 1998. He is currently working in an Innovation Work Group that accelerates the creation of new and exciting services. In his famously scarce spare time, he writes. Alan has a bachelor's degree, two master's degrees, a teaching qualification, and quality assurance certifications. He has also coauthored two Packt Publishing books about Sakai , a highly successful open source learning management platform used by millions of students around the world. He has won a couple of awards, including the Sakai Fellowship and Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA). Alan enjoys working with talent; this forces him to improve his own competencies. This motivation is why Alan enjoys working in energetic, open source communities of interest.
At the time of writing, he is on the board of directors of the Apereo Foundation and is the community officer for its Learning Analytics Initiative.In previous incarnations, Alan was a QA director, a technical writer, an Internet/Linux course writer, a product line development officer, and a teacher. He likes to get his hands dirty with building, gluing systems, exploring data, and turning it into actionable information. He remains agile by ruining various development and acceptance environments and generally rampaging through the green fields of technological opportunity.
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