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Cloud Development and Deployment with CloudBees by Nicolas De loof

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Chapter 5. Managing Your Build

The ClickStart application generated a build job, so we didn't look further into the Jenkins Continuous Integration (CI) server and the way it has been tweaked as a Cloud-hosted service called DEV@cloud. Let's get into the details now.

Jenkins

Formerly known as Hudson, Jenkins is the de facto standard for the CI server in the Java ecosystem, and is also becoming popular in other communities. Its primary task is continuous integration. It checks project health on a regular basis using automated build and test scripts. Jenkins offers an extensible design and is based on the plugin, so that it can offer a simplified UI or specialized features for some specific use cases.

Continuous Integration

Integration used to be a project ...

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