Jenkins Tutorial
  • Intermediate
  • 4 Lessons
  • 1 hrs of Learning
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Tutorial Highlights

Jenkins is an automation tool that is open-sourced and written in Java and has plugins built for continuous integration. Jenkins is used to building software projects and test them continuously, allowing developers to integrate any changes in their projects easily. It also allows you to consistently deliver your software since it’s integrated with so many testing and deployment technologies. It will enable organizations to accelerate their software development process with automation. Our Jenkins tutorial will help you gain a fundamental understanding of Jenkins, including prerequisites for developers, installation and configuration, creating new users and managing permissions, integrating GitHub with Jenkins, deploying Maven-based web apps to a Tomcat server, and much more. Our Jenkins tutorial will also help you upgrade your DevOps skills to take advantage of Jenkins and give your career a significant boost.

Skills Covered

  • Jenkins Root Folder
  • Jenkins Configuration
  • Jenkins Installation
  • Jenkins Architecture
  • Master-Slave Architecture

Topics Covered

Jenkins enables developers to accelerate the software development process by automating it. Here are some of the most common applications of Jenkins that you will learn in this Jenkins tutorial.

1. Increased Code Coverage

Jenkins increases code coverage which inspires transparency and accountability among the developers. This promotes a transparent development and testing process among team members.

2. No Broken Code

Continuous integration ensures that the code is good, tested well and merged only when all the tests are successful. This makes sure that no broken code is shipped into production.

The topics covered in this Jenkins Tutorial are:

  • What is Jenkins?
  • What is CI/CD Pipeline?
  • Jenkins Installation
  • Jenkins Interview Questions

1. What is Jenkins?

Jenkins is a Continuous Integration (CI) tool that allows code to be developed and tested almost immediately. This is continuously monitored by the CI server which verifies the newly created code. This removes a lot of burden for the testers and provides quicker integration and fewer wasted resources. In this Jenkins tutorial, you will learn all about the basic features of Jenkins and the master-slave architecture used in Jenkins.

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2. What is CI/CD Pipeline?

The Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline is a concept that introduces a series of events connected in a sequence to make quick software releases. In this Jenkins tutorial, you will learn all about continuous integration, continuous delivery, the different steps involved in creating a CI/CD pipeline and also create your own CI/CD pipeline with Jenkins.

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3. How to Install Jenkins on Windows?

Jenkins can be installed on Windows and Unix platforms. In this Jenkins tutorial, we will give you a step by step guide of how to install Jenkins on a Windows platform.

4. Top Jenkins Interview Questions and Answers in 2021

Jenkins is one of the most popular tools used by organizations in the DevOps domain. Whether you are just a fresher or looking to accelerate your career in this field, you need to go through the process of an interview. In this Jenkins tutorial, you will learn about the most common Jenkins interview questions that you can expect in 2021. The questions have been split into three levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced) to make the process easier for you to learn.

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Here’s What You Can Do Next

As the demand for DevOps professionals continues to rise, you should stay up to date on the latest DevOps skills and familiarize yourself with Jenkins and other popular tools. Now that you have learned the basics of Jenkins in this Jenkins tutorial, you can enroll for Simplilearn’s Jenkins Certification Training Course that will help you learn about server automation, CI/CB pipelines, configuration tools, automated testing, code quality improvement and more through intensive, hands-on practice assignments. Get started with this course today to accelerate your career in software development.

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