Configuring Continuous Integration

Many people (especially developers) will have heard of continuous integration (CI) or continuous deployment (CD). However, most of them cannot explain their meanings and the differences between the two terms. So, what is continuous integration and deployment, in reality?

When it comes to going live with your application, it might seem easy to upload some files to a server and then start the application through a simple command in the shell, via SSH.

This approach might be a solution for many developers, or for small applications that are not updated often. For most scenarios, it is not a good approach, however. The word continuous represents the fact that all changes or updates are continuously reflected ...

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