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Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration Cookbook - Third Edition

By : Mitesh Soni, Alan Mark Berg
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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)

Using a sample pipeline for execution

Jenkins provides sample syntax to get a feel for how to configure a pipeline.

Getting ready

With Jenkins 2, the pipeline and other features are installed with the default installation with the suggested plugins.

How to do it...

  1. Go to the Jenkins dashboard | New item | Pipeline.
  2. It will open the configuration of a newly created pipeline job.
  3. Go to the Pipeline section:
  1. In the try sample Pipeline... dropdown, select GitHub + Maven. It will automatically generate the syntax for the sample code. Make sure that mvnHome has the proper...