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Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration Cookbook - Third Edition

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Learn
  • Install and Configure Jenkins 2.x on AWS and Azure
  • Explore effective ways to manage and monitor Jenkins 2.x
  • Secure Jenkins 2.x using Matrix-based Security
  • Deploying a WAR file from Jenkins 2.x to Azure App Services and AWS Beanstalk
  • Automate deployment of application on AWS and Azure PaaS
  • Continuous Testing – Unit Test Execution, Functional Testing and Load Testing
About

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.

Features
  • Explore the use of more than 40 best-of-breed plug-ins for improving efficiency
  • Secure and maintain Jenkins 2.x by integrating it with LDAP and CAS, which is a Single Sign-on solution
  • Efficiently build advanced pipelines with pipeline as code, thus increasing your team's productivity
Page Count 438
Course Length 13 hours 8 minutes
ISBN9781788297943
Date Of Publication 30 Oct 2017

Authors

Alan Mark Berg

Alan Mark Berg, BSc, MSc, PGCE, has been the lead developer at Central Computer Services at the University of Amsterdam since 1998. He is currently working in an Innovation Work Group that accelerates the creation of new and exciting services. In his famously scarce spare time, he writes. Alan has a bachelor's degree, two master's degrees, a teaching qualification, and quality assurance certifications. He has also coauthored two Packt Publishing books about Sakai , a highly successful open source learning management platform used by millions of students around the world. He has won a couple of awards, including the Sakai Fellowship and Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA). Alan enjoys working with talent; this forces him to improve his own competencies. This motivation is why Alan enjoys working in energetic, open source communities of interest.

At the time of writing, he is on the board of directors of the Apereo Foundation and is the community officer for its Learning Analytics Initiative.In previous incarnations, Alan was a QA director, a technical writer, an Internet/Linux course writer, a product line development officer, and a teacher. He likes to get his hands dirty with building, gluing systems, exploring data, and turning it into actionable information. He remains agile by ruining various development and acceptance environments and generally rampaging through the green fields of technological opportunity.

Mitesh Soni

Mitesh Soni is an avid learner with 10 years of experience in the IT industry. He is an SCJP, SCWCD, and VCP. Hes is IBM Urbancode- and IBM Bluemix-certified, and is also a Certified Jenkins Engineer. He loves DevOps and cloud computing, and he also has an interest in programming in Java. He finds design patterns fascinating and believes that a picture is worth a thousand words. He occasionally contributes to clean-clouds and etutorialsworld websites. He loves to play with his kids, fiddle with his camera, and take photographs at Indroda Park.