The continuous integration process starts when a developer checks in code or merges code from a feature branch into the main branch. This triggers a series of automated tests, most commonly unit tests, to validate the quality of the code being checked in.
Improving Quality Through Pull Request Validation
In distributed version control systems like Git, a request to have a code change accepted into the mainline branch is called a pull request (PR). Common PR submission errors or check-in rules can be first validated using an automated analysis tool or “bot” that is triggered during a check-in. One example of a bot is rultor ...