Introducing the Jenkins CI Expert
In the seventh of a series of articles we are going to look at the Jenkins CI tool and how you can harness this technology from within Pulse. Allowing the user to be able to implement Continuous Integration and Continuous Inspection when delivering changes.
What is Jenkins?
In a nutshell Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 1000 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.
Why use Jenkins?
One obvious metric of code quality is the ability for it to build correctly, another benefit is the fact that built artifacts can also be stored in CM, thereby offering a closed loop build.
The attached document describes the following 6 major steps to implement this expert:
Step 1: Installing Jenkins and the CM plugin
Step 2: Configuring Dimensions CM
Step 3: Configuring the Jenkins Build
Step 4: Create the Suite and Product
Step 5: Create an expert chain
Step 6: Deliver a modification
Download the PDF document for more information on how to implement this expert.
Experts supplied with Pulse
In Dimensions CM 14.2, Pulse comes with a comprehensive array of plugins that can be used, these include: