Jenkins is an award-wining and 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 starts by examining the most common maintenance tasks. This is followed by steps that enable you to enhance the overall security of Jenkins. You will then explore the relationship between Jenkins builds and Maven pom.xml. Then, you will learn how to use plugins to display code metrics and fail builds 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.
What You Will Learn
- Integrate Jenkins with LDAP and SSO solutions
- Maintain and secure Jenkins
- Run an integration server firing automatic functional and performance tests
- Communicate through social media and by plotting custom data
- Skin Jenkins to your corporate look and feel
- Refine the use of code metrics to improve quality
- Write your first custom Jenkins plugin
- Apply tweaks to optimize your use of Jenkins