Plotting alternative code metrics in Jenkins

This recipe details how to plot custom data using the plot plugin (https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Plot+Plugin). This allows you to expose numeric build data visually.

Jenkins has many plugins that create views of the test results generated by builds. The Analysis collector plugin pulls in the results from a number of these plugins to create an aggregated summary and history (https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Analysis+Collector+Plugin). This is great for plotting the history of the standard result types, such as JUnit, FindBugs, JMeter, and NCSS. There is also a plugin (http://docs.codehaus.org/display/SONAR/Hudson+and+Jenkins+Plugin) that supports pushing data to Sonar (http://www.sonarsource.org/ ...

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