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Hudson 3 Essentials

By : Lloyd H. Meinholz
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Hudson 3 Essentials

By: Lloyd H. Meinholz

Overview of this book

Continuous integration (CI) with automated test execution has been widely adopted in recent years. The concept behind CI has changed how companies look at Build Management, Release Management, Deployment Automation, and Test Orchestration. Hudson is a CI solution that provides executives, business managers, software developers, and architects with a better sense of the development progress and code quality of projects throughout their development life cycle.A fast-paced and hands-on introduction to the key features of Hudson 3. You will be introduced to tools that can be used to improve the quality of software development projects. You will also learn how to install and secure Hudson in a variety of IT environments. Staring with a brief introduction to Hudson and how it helps many IT organizations deliver high quality software, Hudson 3 Essentials will show you how Hudson can be installed and deployed in various environments. You will also be guided through the different methods of securing your Hudson installation. Moving on from the basics, you will be introduced to several important Hudson plugins and learn how to extend its functionality by developing your own plugins. You will be shown how Hudson can be used to build different types of applications and how it can deploy a web application to an application server. Finally, you will discover how Hudson can be used to perform automated testing on software applications, and how to generate reports that describe the results.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Hudson 3 Essentials
About the Author
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Deploying Hudson to JBoss AS 7

JBoss AS 7 uses a graphical console for the deployment of web applications. On the JBoss AS 7 welcome page, click on the link to Administration Console, and provide the credentials you entered when you ran the add-user script. After you have logged in, you should be in the Runtime section of the server administration, and your screen should be similar to the following screenshot:

After the previous screenshot appears, follow these steps:

  1. Select the Manage Deployments link in the left column.

  2. Then click on the Add Content button at the top of the main pane.

  3. Select the Choose File button, and use the file chooser to select the hudson-3.0.1.war file that you downloaded.

  4. Click on the Next button.

  5. Change Runtime Name from hudson-3.0.1.war to hudson.war.

  6. Click on the Save button.

  7. The Manage Deployments screen should now look like the following screenshot:

  8. Click on the Enable button in the row containing hudson-3.0.1.war in the main pane.

  9. Click on the Confirm button in the...