Chapter 5. Continuous feedback

This chapter covers

  • Getting CI feedback from the server
  • Getting notifications about the build status
  • Using CCNet, TeamCity, and TFS
  • Extending build notifications

Picture this. You’re about to go on a long-awaited vacation. For months you’ve planned the best routes for a cross-country trip in your convertible. You’ve had your car’s engine tuned and the oil changed, and you bought new tires for the trip. You should have a smooth drive and a carefree trip. You go to the web for directions, get a map with a detailed route, and study it carefully. One beautiful sunny morning you pack your things, jump in the car, and ... blindfold yourself. Drive carefully!

Do you know what we just described? Your CI process without ...

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