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Get a problem-solution approach enriched with code examples for practical and easy comprehension About This Book * Explore the use of more than 40 best-of-breed plug-ins for improving efficiency * Secure and maintain Jenkins 2.x by integrating it with LDAP and CAS, which is a Single Sign-on solution * Efficiently build advanced pipelines with pipeline as code, thus increasing your team's productivity Who This Book Is For If you are a Java developer, a software architect, a technical project manager, a build manager, or a development or QA engineer, then this book is ideal for you. A basic understanding of the software development life cycle and Java development is needed, as well as a rudimentary understanding of Jenkins. What You Will Learn * Install and Configure Jenkins 2.x on AWS and Azure * Explore effective ways to manage and monitor Jenkins 2.x * Secure Jenkins 2.x using Matrix-based Security * Deploying a WAR file from Jenkins 2.x to Azure App Services and AWS Beanstalk * Automate deployment of application on AWS and Azure PaaS * Continuous Testing - Unit Test Execution, Functional Testing and Load Testing In Detail Jenkins 2.x is one of the most popular Continuous Integration servers in the market today. It was designed to maintain, secure, communicate, test, build, and improve the software development process. This book will begin by guiding you through steps for installing and configuring Jenkins 2.x on AWS and Azure. This is followed by steps that enable you to manage and monitor Jenkins 2.x. You will also explore the ways to enhance the overall security of Jenkins 2.x. You will then explore the steps involved in improving the code quality using SonarQube. Then, you will learn the ways to improve quality, followed by how to run performance and functional tests against a web application and web services. Finally, you will see what the available plugins are, concluding with best practices to improve quality. Style and approach This book provides a problem-solution approach to some common tasks and some uncommon tasks using Jenkins 2.x and is well-illustrated with practical code examples.
Get a complete walkthrough of the many interfaces available in Jenkins with the help of real-world examples to take you to the next level with Jenkins About This Book * Find out how to interact with Jenkins from within Eclipse, NetBeans, and IntelliJ IDEA * Develop custom solutions that act upon Jenkins information in real time * A step-by-step, practical guide to help you learn about extension points in existing plugins and how to build your own plugin Who This Book Is For This book is aimed primarily at developers and administrators who are interested in taking their interaction and usage of Jenkins to the next level. The book assumes you have a working knowledge of Jenkins and programming in general, and an interest in learning about the different approaches to customizing and extending Jenkins so it fits your requirements and your environment perfectly. What You Will Learn * Retrieve and act upon Jenkins information in real time * Find out how to interact with Jenkins through a variety of IDEs * Develop your own Form and Input validation and customization * Explore how Extension points work, and develop your own Jenkins plugin * See how to use the Jenkins API and command-line interface * Get to know how to remotely update your Jenkins configuration * Design and develop your own Information Radiator * Discover how Jenkins customization can help improve quality and reduce costs In Detail Jenkins CI is the leading open source continuous integration server. It is written in Java and has a wealth of plugins to support the building and testing of virtually any project. Jenkins supports multiple Software Configuration Management tools such as Git, Subversion, and Mercurial. This book explores and explains the many extension points and customizations that Jenkins offers its users, and teaches you how to develop your own Jenkins extensions and plugins. First, you will learn how to adapt Jenkins and leverage its abilities to empower DevOps, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, and Agile projects. Next, you will find out how to reduce the cost of modern software development, increase the quality of deliveries, and thereby reduce the time to market. We will also teach you how to create your own custom plugins using Extension points. Finally, we will show you how to combine everything you learned over the course of the book into one real-world scenario. Style and approach Extending Jenkins explores and explains advanced Jenkins functionality from a practical point of view, teaching you real-world skills that will help you get more from this powerful software. Each key topic is explained clearly with a practical example, and in sufficient detail so you understand the concepts and can then develop your own solutions using your preferred software and languages.
If you are a novice or intermediate-level Jenkins enthusiast who has used Jenkins before but want to take your skills to the next level, then this book is for you. A basic understanding of the core elements of Jenkins is required to make the best use of this book.
If you are a Java developer, a software architect, a technical project manager, a build manager, or a development or QA engineer, then this book is ideal for you. A basic understanding of the software development life cycle and Java development is needed, as well as a rudimentary understanding of Jenkins.
This book provides a problem-solution approach to some common tasks and some uncommon tasks using Jenkins and is well-illustrated with practical code examples. If you are a Java developer, software architect, technical project manager, build manager, or development or QA engineer, this book is for you. You should have a basic understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle and Java development, as well as a rudimentary understanding of Jenkins.
In this second edition of Extreme Programming Explained, Kent Beck organizes and presents five years' worth of experiences, growth, and change revolving around XP. If you are seriously interested in understanding how you and your team can start down the path of improvement with XP, you must read this book. -Francesco Cirillo, Chief Executive Officer, XPLabs S.R.L. The first edition of this book told us what XP was-it changed the way many of us think about software development. This second edition takes it farther and gives us a lot more of the 'why' of XP, the motivations and the principles behind the practices. This is great stuff. Armed with the 'what' and the 'why,' we can now all set out to confidently work on the 'how': how to run our projects better, and how to get agile techniques adopted in our organizations. -Dave Thomas, The Pragmatic Programmers LLC This book is dynamite! It was revolutionary when it first appeared a few years ago, and this new edition is equally profound. For those who insist on cookbook checklists, there's an excellent chapter on 'primary practices,' but I urge you to begin by truly contemplating the meaning of the opening sentence in the first chapter of Kent Beck's book: 'XP is about social change.' You should do whatever it takes to ensure that every IT professional and every IT manager-all the way up to the CIO-has a copy of Extreme Programming Explained on his or her desk. -Ed Yourdon, author and consultant XP is a powerful set of concepts for simplifying the process of software design, development, and testing. It is about minimalism and incrementalism, which are especially useful principles when tackling complex problems that require a balance of creativity and discipline. -Michael A. Cusumano, Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management, and author of The Business of Software Extreme Programming Explained is the work of a talented and passionate craftsman. Kent Beck has brought together a compelling collection of ideas about programming and management that deserves your full attention. My only beef is that our profession has gotten to a point where such common-sense ideas are labeled 'extreme.'... -Lou Mazzucchelli, Fellow, Cutter Business Technology Council If your organization is ready for a change in the way it develops software, there's the slow incremental approach, fixing things one by one, or the fast track, jumping feet first into Extreme Programming. Do not be frightened by the name, it is not that extreme at all. It is mostly good old recipes and common sense, nicely integrated together, getting rid of all the fat that has accumulated over the years. -Philippe Kruchten, UBC, Vancouver, British Columbia Sometimes revolutionaries get left behind as the movement they started takes on a life of its own. In this book, Kent Beck shows that he remains ahead of the curve, leading XP to its next level. Incorporating five years of feedback, this book takes a fresh look at what it takes to develop better software in less time and for less money. There are no silver bullets here, just a set of practical principles that, when used wisely, can lead to dramatic improvements in software development productivity. -Mary Poppendieck, author of Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit Kent Beck has revised his classic book based on five more years of applying and teaching XP. He shows how the path to XP is both easy and hard: It can be started with fewer practices, and yet it challenges teams to go farther than ever. -William Wake, independent consultant With new insights, wisdom from experience, and clearer explanations of the art of Extreme Programming, this edition of Beck's classic will help many realize the dream of outstanding software development. -Joshua Kerievsky, author of Refactoring to Patterns and Founder, Industrial Logic, Inc. XP has changed the way our industry thinks about software development. Its brilliant simplicity, focused execution, and insistence on fact-based planning over speculation have set a new standard for software delivery. -David Trowbridge, Architect, Microsoft CorporationAccountability. Transparency. Responsibility. These are not words that are often applied to software development. In this completely revised introduction to Extreme Programming (XP), Kent Beck describes how to improve your software development by integrating these highly desirable concepts into your daily development process. The first edition of Extreme Programming Explained is a classic. It won awards for its then-radical ideas for improving small-team development, such as having developers write automated tests for their own code and having the whole team plan weekly. Much has changed in five years. This completely rewritten second edition expands the scope of XP to teams of any size by suggesting a program of continuous improvement based on: Five core values consistent with excellence in software development Eleven principles for putting those values into action Thirteen primary and eleven corollary practices to help you push development past its current business and technical limitations Whether you have a small team that is already closely aligned with your customers or a large team in a gigantic or multinational organization, you will find in these pages a wealth of ideas to challenge, inspire, and encourage you and your team members to substantially improve your software development. You will discover how to: Involve the whole team-XP style Increase technical collaboration through pair programming and continuous integration Reduce defects through developer testing Align business and technical decisions through weekly and quarterly planning Improve teamwork by setting up an informative, shared workspace You will also find many other concrete ideas for improvement, all based on a philosophy that emphasizes simultaneously increasing the humanity and effectiveness of software development. Every team can improve. Every team can begin improving today. Improvement is possible-beyond what we can currently imagine. Extreme Programming Explained, Second Edition, offers ideas to fuel your improvement for years to come.
Real--life experience of eXtreme Programming from XP programmers. eXtreme Programming (XP) is a hot new development methodology for building software systems quickly without sacrificing quality. Authors Lippert, Wolf and Rook have three yearsa experience of working on professional XP projects. The projects range from application via prototype to framework development and cover project sizes from one person month to more than 400 person months. Until now XP has been described in outline by those promoting its advantages, this book provides objective examples of how it can be used in practice. aeo An objective assessment of XP, grounded in real world experience, and not written by those championing this method aeo Invaluable combination of theory and practice aeo Covers advanced topics such as project organization, team roles and integrating legacy systems
Extreme Programming (XP) is a revolutionary lightweight methodology that's supercharging software development in organizations worldwide. Perfect for small teams producing software with fast-changing requirements, XP can save time and money while dramatically improving quality. In XP Installed, three participants in DaimlerChrysler's breakthrough XP project cover every key practice associated with XP implementation. The book consists of a connected collection of essays, presented in the order the practices would actually be implemented during a project. Ideal as both a start-to-finish tutorial and quick reference, the book demonstrates exactly how XP can promote better communication, quality, control, and predictability. An excellent complement to the best selling Extreme Programming Explained, it also works perfectly on a standalone basis, for any developer or team that wants to get rolling with XP fast.
In this timely follow-up to Extreme Programming Explained, software engineering gurus Kent Beck and Martin Fowler show exactly how to plan your next software project using Extreme Programming (XP). Planning is a vital element of software development -- but all too often, planning stops when coding begins. Beck and Fowler show how to make software projects far more manageable through a series of simple planning steps every project manager and team leader can easily perform >every day. The book follows XP projects from start to finish, presenting successful planning tactics managers and team leaders can use to adjust to changing environments more quickly and efficiently than ever before. This book is full of war stories and real-world analogies, and offers actionable techniques on virtually every page. It will be invaluable for every project manager called upon to deliver reliable, high-value code in Internet time.