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Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration Cookbook - Third Edition

By : Mitesh Soni, Alan Mark Berg
Book Image

Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration Cookbook - Third Edition

By: Mitesh Soni, Alan Mark Berg

Overview of this book

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.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Monitoring a Jenkins Job using a Build Monitor View

The Build Monitor plugin provides a visualization of the status and progress of selected Jenkins jobs. It displays an updated view automatically every couple of seconds using AJAX. It can easily accommodate different computer screen sizes too.

Getting ready

Go to Manage Jenkins | Manage Plugins | Available tab. Install the Build Monitor View plugin:

Go to the Jenkins dashboard.

How to do it...

  1. Click on New View:
Jenkins Dashboard - Create New View
  1. Provide View name and select Build Monitor View. Click OK:
  1. Select...