TeamCity 7 Continuous Integration Essentials

By Volodymyr Melymuka
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About this book

Nowadays, Agile application development is usually done at a fast pace when many developers are working on the same piece of code. Every so often, this becomes a real challenge if there’s no permanent control over consistency of the project source. It is often impossible to force lazy and/or busy programmers to execute tests before and after each of their commits. Continuous Integration is a well-known life saver for distributed development environments with TeamCity being one of the best and easy-to-use instruments utilizing it.

"TeamCity 7 Continuous Integration Essentials" is the first book of its kind showing in a sequential approach — how to start implementing Continuous Integration — over generic projects and enclosing rich features of the TeamCity as a project gradually evolves.

Learn how to do a quick-start with TeamCity and suite most of the common needs right out of the box. As the project grows and more sophisticated requirements to the build process arise, the examples from this guide will assist you showing how to unleash TeamCity hidden powers and adjust advanced features to bring stability into the distributed development process.

You will learn how to start a new Java project from scratch generating a working “skeleton” of web application using Apache Maven and later adding some business logic and writing certain tests. After that, you will know how to perform a swift attach of TeamCity facilities to your project and eventually change it into rich featured information source describing the current state of your venture. If you want to benefit from Continuous Integration and are considering using TeamCity then this book is for you.

You will be acquainted with everything you need to know in order to apply Continuous Integration with TeamCity by installing it first, then turning on automatic supervision over project’s reliability, and finally tuning up advanced settings in order to match your needs.

Publication date:
December 2012
Publisher
Packt
Pages
128
ISBN
9781849693769

About the Author

  • Volodymyr Melymuka

    Volodymyr Melymuka is an agile and experienced Lead Software Engineer and a qualified team leader, who applies Continuous Integration with TeamCity for more than 4 years as of now. He took up key roles and led several projects in which he applied various agile/XP practices such as TDD, BDD, and continuous delivery, among others. During his work he used and administered many CI servers, namely TeamCity, Jenkins, and Bamboo. He currently works as a scrum master and team leader in TomTom's offshore development team. His former working experience involved large enterprises such as UBS Investment Bank and BAWAG P.S.K., and a great unbelievable project for SecondMarket Inc. He has a number of professional certifications such as Certified ScrumMaster from Scrum Alliance and ICAgile Associate by ICAgile consortium. Besides being interested in the latest web technologies and many others things, he is also a former musician and he is fond of portrait photography, especially the ones involving children.

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