Jenkins X is a fairly new open source solution that extends the Jenkins ecosystem and solves the problem of automating CI/CD in the cloud using Kubernetes.
In this section, we will learn how to get your application as a pipeline into Jenkins X, which you will have deployed by following the Deploying and managing the life cycle of Jenkins X recipe instructions in Chapter 2, Operating Applications on Kubernetes. With that, you will learn how to create a CI/CD pipeline with automated GitOps and promote an application from staging to production, all by using simple commands.
Make sure you have followed the instructions in Chapter 2, Operating Applications on Kubernetes, in the Deploying and managing the life cycle of Jenkins X recipe and have a functional Kubernetes cluster with a Jenkins X deployment ready. You can find the instructions to install helm in that chapter as well.
In the following recipe, you will learn how to create a pipeline...