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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)

Saving screen space with the Dashboard View plugin

In the Efficient use of views recipe, you discovered that you can save horizontal tab space using the Views plugin. In this recipe, you will use the Dashboard View plugin to condense the use of the horizontal space. Condensing the horizontal space aids in assimilating information efficiently.

The Dashboard View plugin allows you to configure areas of a view to display specific functionality, for example, a grid view of the jobs or an area of the view that shows the subset of jobs failing. The user can drag and drop the areas around the screen.

The developers have made the dashboard easily extensible, so expect more choices later.

Getting ready

Install the Dashboard View plugin...