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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)

Configuring a build pipeline

Now you have configured all upstream and downstream jobs. You know the sequence so you can execute the first build and the rest of the builds will follow until any job fails in the sequence. You can configure to move ahead with unstable builds as well.

However, it is more useful if you have the visualization of the flow of execution you have configured as upstream and downstream jobs.

The build pipeline plugin provides visualization of the execution flow based on the upstream and downstream jobs configuration.

Getting ready

Install the plugin from Manage Jenkins | Manage Plugins:

Verify the successful installation of the Build Pipeline Plugin:

Now, you are ready to create a build pipeline and...