Applied Continuous Delivery

Video description

7+ Hours of Video Instruction

Automate your development process in the cloud using the Pivotal technology stack.


Software is eating the world. Many of today's most successful businesses are software businesses, able to iterate and deliver new value to their customers faster and faster. Can you keep up? It's tempting to think that these organizations are all startups and that anything is easy at that size, but that would be a mistake that ignores the likes of Google, Amazon, Twitter, Apple, Netflix, and more. These organizations continue to excel at innovation. How?

These organizations, and many others, work hard to reduce the cost of change. They are agile. That agility permeates everything they do from culture to code and results in value for their users.

Join Josh Long and Marcin Grzejszczak in this video, and learn how to continuously deliver software like the pros with the Pivotal stack and culture using tools like Spring Boot, Cloud Foundry, Concourse, Spring Cloud Contracts, and so much more.

About the Instructors

Josh Long, Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal and Java Champion, is a lead author, or co-author, on five books on Spring for Apress and O'Reilly, a frequent speaker at conferences worldwide, a JavaOne rockstar, and also the instructor on three Spring LiveLessons videos. He is a contributor to various Spring projects (including Spring Boot) and an all-around Spring fan. When he’s not hacking on code for SpringSource, he can be found at the local Java User Group or the local coffee shop. Josh likes solutions that push the boundaries of the technologies that enable them. His interests include scalability, BPM, grid processing, mobile computing, and so-called "smart" systems. He blogs at or You can follow Josh on Twitter @starbuxman.

Marcin Grzejszczak is a software engineer at Pivotal. He has written two books, Mockito Instant and Mockito Cookbook. Marcin is co-founder of the Warsaw Cloud Native Meetup. Currently he is working as lead of the Spring Cloud Sleuth, Spring Cloud Contract, and Spring Cloud Pipelines projects. You can follow Marcin on Twitter @mgrzejszczak.

Skill Level

  • Intermediate
Learn How To
  • Do test-driven development
  • Use Spring Cloud Contract
  • Use continuous integration, delivery, and deployment
  • Understand infrastructure-as-code
  • Use Jenkins and Concourse
  • Use Spring Cloud Pipelines
  • Set up a project in Maven
  • Set up a project in Gradle
Who Should Take This Course
  • Developers, testers, and operations personnel interested in automating their software development, delivery, and deployment using the Pivotal stack and tools.
Course Requirements
  • Development and/or DevOps experience
Lesson Descriptions

Lesson 1: The Test Driven Developer
Lesson 1 dives right into test-driven development, showing you how to write and run tests so you can be confident that your code is ready for production.

Lesson 2: Contract Testing
Lesson 2 turns to contract-based testing using Spring Cloud Contract.

Lesson 3: Deployment Techniques
Lesson 3 covers several deployment topics, including Concourse, Jenkins, infrastructure as code, and how to model continuous delivery pipelines.

Lesson 4: Deployment Pipeline Case Study
Lesson 4 reinforces lessons learned by having you code an application and deploy it to production through a deployment pipeline built on Spring Cloud Pipelines.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Applied Continuous Delivery: Introduction
  2. Before You Begin
    1. What Are Developers Paid For?
    2. Introduction to Spring Boot
    3. Introduction to Cloud Foundry
  3. Lesson 1: The Test Driven Developer
    1. Topics
    2. 1.1 Test-Driven Development
    3. 1.2 Creating a Simple Test
    4. 1.3 Testing the Repository
    5. 1.4 Building a REST API to Test the Application
    6. 1.5 Building a Client to Test the Service
    7. 1.6 Building an Integration Test
  4. Lesson 2: Contract Testing
    1. Topics
    2. 2.1 Spring Cloud Contract
    3. 2.2 Spring Cloud Contract with REST Docs
    4. 2.3 Consumer Driven Contracts
  5. Lesson 3: Deployment Techniques
    1. Topics
    2. 3.1 What Is Continuous Integration?
    3. 3.2 What Is a Deployment Pipeline?
    4. 3.3 What Is Continuous Delivery?
    5. 3.4 What Is Continuous Deployment?
    6. 3.5 What Is Infrastructure as Code and Why Does It Matter?
    7. 3.6 Introduction to Jenkins
    8. 3.7 Setting Up a Pipeline in Jenkins Using the Pipeline Plugin
    9. 3.8 Setting Up a Pipeline in Jenkins Using the Jenkins Job DSL Plugin
    10. 3.9 Automation of Jenkins Setup
    11. 3.10 Introduction to Concourse
    12. 3.11 Setting Up a Pipeline in Concourse
  6. Lesson 4: Deployment Pipeline Case Study
    1. Topics
    2. 4.1 What Are Spring Cloud Pipelines?
    3. 4.2 Setting up Jenkins in Spring Cloud Pipelines
    4. 4.3 Setting Up Concourse in Spring Cloud Pipelines
    5. 4.4 Case Study Sample
    6. 4.5 Setting Up a Project with Maven
    7. 4.6 Testing Packaged Applications in Isolation
    8. 4.7 End to End Testing
    9. 4.8 Setting Up a Project with Gradle
    10. 4.9 Blue Green Deployment to Production
    11. 4.10 Metrics and Alerting
    12. 4.11 Checking API Compatibility
    13. 4.12 Database Compatibility
    14. 4.13 Using Spring Cloud Pipelines in Your Project
  7. Summary
    1. Applied Continuous Delivery: Summary

Product information

  • Title: Applied Continuous Delivery
  • Author(s): Josh Long / Marcin Grzejszczak
  • Release date: October 2017
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 0134857054