Jenkins is an open source continuous integration tool written in Java. It runs on any web container compliant with Servlet Specification 2.4. The new Apache Tomcat server is an example of a web container with which Jenkins can be integrated as a Windows service.
Jenkins supports plugins and various source control tools including CVS, SVN, Git, Mercurial, and ClearCase. It can execute automated builds on ANT and Maven projects. Jenkins is free (MIT license) and runs on any operating system.
To install Jenkins in your local machine follow the instructions in the following URL:
Once Jenkins is installed, we will apply the following steps to configure a project.