Hands-On Continuous Integration and Delivery

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  • Install Jenkins on multiple operating systems
  • Work with Jenkins freestyle scripts, pipeline syntax, and methodology
  • Explore Travis CI build life cycle events and multiple build languages
  • Master the Travis CI CLI (command-line interface) and automate tasks with the CLI
  • Use CircleCI CLI jobs and work with pipelines
  • Automate tasks using CircleCI CLI and learn to debug and troubleshoot
  • Learn open source tooling such as Git and GitHub
  • Install Docker and learn concepts in shell scripting

Hands-On Continuous Integration and Delivery starts with the fundamentals of continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) and where it fits in the DevOps ecosystem. You will explore the importance of stakeholder collaboration as part of CI/CD.

As you make your way through the chapters, you will get to grips with Jenkins UI, and learn to install Jenkins on different platforms, add plugins, and write freestyle scripts. Next, you will gain hands-on experience of developing plugins with Jenkins UI, building the Jenkins 2.0 pipeline, and performing Docker integration. In the concluding chapters, you will install Travis CI and Circle CI and carry out scripting, logging, and debugging, helping you to acquire a broad knowledge of CI/CD with Travis CI and CircleCI.

By the end of this book, you will have a detailed understanding of best practices for CI/CD systems and be able to implement them with confidence.

  • Get up and running with the patterns of continuous integration
  • Learn Jenkins UI for developing plugins and build an effective Jenkins pipeline
  • Automate CI/CD with command-line tools and scripts
Page Count 416
Course Length 12 hours 28 minutes
ISBN 9781789130485
Date Of Publication 28 Aug 2018


Jean-Marcel Belmont

Jean-Marcel Belmont is a software engineer with a passion for automation and continuous integration. He is heavily involved in the open source community and frequently writes workshops on many different software development topics. He maintains a couple of meetup groups where he advocates clean code patterns and software craftsmanship.