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DevOps for Web Development by Mitesh Soni

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Creating and configuring a build job for a Java application with Maven

Jenkins builds configured with Maven understands how Maven works and what is required in terms of execution. It uses pom.xml to set up and create package files from the source files.

Now, let's perform steps to create and configure a new build job. Go to the Jenkins dashboard and click on New Item.

Go through all the available options of the types of jobs we can create. In our case, let's create a freestyle project for a demo:

  1. Enter an item name, such as PetClinic, then select Freestyle project. Now click on OK to continue:

    Creating and configuring a build job for a Java application with Maven

  2. Let's verify what this operation does. Go to the Jenkins ...

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