Continuous Build and Integration
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Continuous Build and Integration

DevOps++ Certified Professional Series

About the Book

About the Authors

Schalk Cronjé
Schalk Cronjé

Schalk Cronjé is an international product delivery coach. With his A-skill profile he brings an unique user-centric approach to software delivery at both a business and technical levels. e is well known and very active in the Gradle and Groovy communities. He has authored or contributed to a number of Gradle plugins. He is also the author of the well known Groovy VFS library. He also serves on the international steering committee of the Agile Testing Alliance.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Principles of Continuous Build and Role of Continuous Integration
    • Treat Everything as Code
    • Walking skeleton
    • Bootstrap as much as possible
    • Maximize reproducibility outside CI
  • Build Tools
  • Gradle Build Tool
    • Installing Gradle
    • The Gradle Wrapper
    • Copying files
    • Unpacking archives
    • Creating archives
  • Continuous Integration (CI)
    • CI Cloud services
    • CI Self-hosted services
  • Jenkins CI
    • Installing Jenkins
    • Configuring Jenkins for initial usage
    • Manually create a project on Jenkins
  • Azure DevOps Pipelines
    • Create a pipeline
    • Building on two different platforms
    • Publishing test results
    • Publishing JVM artifact to Nexus
  • Repository Management
    • Objectives of BRMs
    • Examples of cloud BRMs
    • Running your own BRM
  • Sonatype Nexus
    • Configuring Nexus for a Maven Repository
    • Configuring Gradle for Nexus
  • Building C# code
    • Publishing .NET artifacts using Nuget
  • Virtual Images
    • Strategies for virtual images
    • Tools for virtual image construction
    • Using custom hardware in CI
  • Tools
  • Running Jenkins from a WAR
  • Manual Configuration Steps in Azure DevOps Pipelines
    • Creating a pipeline for an arbitrary Git repository
    • Setting up an external Nuget feed
  • Bibliography
  • Notes

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