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Jenkins Workshop

This is the Jenkins Continuous Integration workshop run by Matthew McCullough.

This latest version of this page can be found on GitHub.

Resources

Set up Supporting Tools

  • Git
    • Test if you already have Git installed by typing git --version
    • If needed, install Git from platform-specific binary installers
    • After install, test that Git is working by running git --version
  • Maven
    • Available as Auto install option in Jenkins Management page
    • Or install manually
    • Can have multiple versions in Jenkins administration
  • JDK
    • Available as Auto install option in Jenkins Management page
  • Sonar
    • Manually install
    • Only used in today's workshop if already installed
  • Gradle
    • Available as Auto install option in Jenkins Management page
    • Can also be auto-downloaded via Gradle wrapper
    • 1.0-rc-2
  • Ant
    • Available as Auto install option in Jenkins Management page
    • 1.8.3

Set up Jenkins

  • Download Jenkins WAR from local content server or 'http://jenkins-ci.org'
  • Run java -jar jenkins.war which runs on port 8080
  • Alternatively, run on a different port java -jar jenkins.war --httpPort=8090
  • Test Jenkins is running by opening http://localhost:8080

Echo Job

  • Create a new Freestyle job named echojob
  • Add an Execute shell build step or Execute Windows batch command as appropriate for your OS.
  • In the build step, echo some text with echo MyBuildWorked

Jenkins Plugins

SCM Configuration

  • The SVN plugin is preinstalled
  • Manually install the Git plugin and restart Jenkins
    • Click the "Manage Jenkins" link
    • Click the "Manage Plugins" link
  • Review ~20 others that I typically use

SVN Checkout

  • We'll use the built-in SVN plugin
  • Create a new Freestyle job named svncheckout
  • Add source code URL http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/commons/proper/logging/trunk
  • Add an Execute shell build step or Execute Windows batch command as appropriate for your OS.
  • In the build step, echo the contents of the LICENSE.txt file.
    • Add script contents: cat LICENSE.txt

Poll SCM

  • Create a new Freestyle job named pollscm
  • Turn on the Source Code Management radio button labeled Git
  • Add Repository URL https://github.com/matthewmccullough/hellogitworld/trunk
  • Turn on the Build Trigger labeled Poll SCM.
  • Set the frequency to * * * * *
    • This indicates every one minute of every day
  • Matthew will commit a change to cause the students SCM polling to find an update
  • Click the Git Polling Log link to view the history of polling

SVN Checkout, Ant Build

  • Create a new Freestyle job named svnantbuild
  • Turn on the Source Code Management radio button labeled Subversion
  • Add Repository URL https://github.com/apache/commons-io/tags/commons-io-2.1/
  • Yes, this is a Subversion checkout from GitHub

Git Source Code Jenkins Setup

  • Path to a local repo
  • Remember .git at end of local file path
  • Set up a new Job
  • file://<YOURPATH>

Git Checkout, Ant Build

  • Set up an Ant build with automatic install
  • https://github.com/apache/commons-io
  • Check out branch commons-io-2.1
  • Ant manual install

Set up a Maven Multi-Module Build

  • Git hosted source
  • https://github.com/wakaleo/game-of-life

Advanced Git Configuration

  • Git
    • Which branches to build
    • Merging branches as a pre-build and post-build step
    • Publishing result branches on success
  • Parameters
    • Can pass through SHA1

Compile Time Plugins

  • Compiler warnings
  • Violations plugin

Email Notification

Remote Trigger URLs

  • Secret URL to invoke a build
  • http://localhost:8080/job/GradleTest/build?token=1111
  • Can be CURLed

Archive

  • Choose which artifacts of the build are saved permanently
  • Glob pattern

Fingerprints

  • Choose which items to fingerprint
  • Look up a fingerprint

Collectors

  • Junit
  • TestNG
  • Compiler warnings
  • Parsing TXT, XML files

Monitoring

  • JUnit report collector
  • Code coverage graph

Post-build Steps

  • Promote
  • Announce
  • Blame developer with commits
  • Send mail on success or failure

Project Dependencies

  • Dependency graphs of projects
  • GraphViz CLI tool dot

Radiators

  • Dashboard
  • Adding more columns to primary view ** Cron schedule ** Type
  • Filtering primary view (tabs)

Slaves

  • Types
    • Interactive JNLP
    • Headless JNLP
    • SSH
    • EC2
  • Usage graph (do you need more nodes)

Build Promotions

  • Automatic promotion?
  • Manual promotion (mark as success)

Pipelines

  • Plugin for showing connection from one job to another

Command Line

  • Download the JAR
  • Get help java -jar jenkins-cli.jar -s http://localhost:8080/ help
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