By Lloyd H. Meinholz

Get Hudson three up and working in your method quick and easily


  • A useful consultant that would train you the way to set up Hudson three on an open resource software server
  • Run Hudson three in standalone mode for checking out and evaluation
  • Learn how you can construct, try, and installation your purposes with Hudson

In Detail

Continuous integration (CI) with automatic try execution has been commonly followed in recent times. the concept that at the back of CI has replaced how businesses examine construct administration, unlock administration, Deployment Automation, and attempt Orchestration. Hudson is a CI answer that offers executives, company managers, software program builders, and designers with a greater experience of the advance growth and code caliber of initiatives all through their improvement lifestyles cycle.

A fast paced and hands-on creation to the most important positive aspects of Hudson three. you can be brought to instruments that may be used to enhance the standard of software program improvement tasks. additionally, you will tips on how to set up and safe Hudson in various IT environments.

Staring with a short advent to Hudson and the way it is helping many IT agencies bring top of the range software program, Hudson three necessities will express you the way Hudson could be put in and deployed in a number of environments. additionally, you will be guided in the course of the assorted equipment of securing your Hudson installation.

Moving on from the fundamentals, you'll be brought to a number of vital Hudson plugins and the way to expand its performance by means of constructing your individual plugins. you can be proven how Hudson can be utilized to construct kinds of functions and the way it will possibly set up an online software to an program server. eventually, you will find how Hudson can be utilized to accomplish computerized checking out on software program functions, and the way to generate stories that describe the results.

What you are going to research from this book

  • Run Hudson three as a standalone software for trying out and evaluation
  • Deploy Hudson three to an latest program server
  • Secure your Hudson three install and configure backups
  • Install Hudson three plugins so as to add extra functionality
  • Master the fundamentals of writing Hudson three plugins
  • Create a Hudson three activity to construct a software program undertaking utilizing Ant, Maven, or Gradle
  • Execute exams and generate studies on your Hudson three jobs


A useful consultant, filled with illustrations, that can assist you develop into informed with Hudson and ready to put it to use the way you want.

Who this ebook is written for

If you're a Java developer or administrator who might to love automate a number of the mundane paintings required to construct and try out software program and enhance software program caliber, this is often the e-book for you. when you are a improvement supervisor or tester, it's also possible to reap the benefits of studying how Hudson works by way of gaining a few perception into try effects and old trends.

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Add %JAVA_HOME%\bin to the beginning of the value. Setting environment variables on the Mac OS X operating system is very similar to how this is done on the Linux operating system. Hudson prerequisites Hudson requires a JDK (Java Development Kit). There is an official and closed source JDK that is provided by Oracle and even an open source JDK. html. html. The Oracle JDK will be used for the examples in this book, since OpenJDK installs easily only on Linux. 0. 0_25. After installing the JDK, create the environment variable ${JAVA_HOME} as described previously, and set its value to the installation directory of the JDK.

Hpi. Running the sample-plugin project The HPI Maven plugin provides an embedded version of the jetty server that can run Hudson and sample-plugin. This can be accomplished with the following command: mvn hpi:run The Hudson application with sample-plugin should be available at http://localhost:8080. First we see the Initial Setup screen that we saw in Chapter 2, Installing and Running Hudson. Leave the defaults and click on the Finish button at the bottom of the page. After Hudson performs an initial setup and configuration, the screen should look similar to the Hudson home screen that we have seen earlier.

What else can I do? Deploying sample-plugin to our Hudson installation The sample-plugin project source code on Github Summary 5. groovy Groovy script Summary 6. Testing and Reporting with Hudson The hudsonDemoProject Creating a free-style software job Configuring Source Code Management The project layout Generating and publishing Javadoc Configuring a post-build action for the hudsonDemoProject job Running and publishing JUnit test reports Updating the Gradle build step for the hudsonDemoProject job Configuring a post-build action Static source code analysis PMD FindBugs Checkstyle More about the Gradle build file Updating the Gradle build step Configuring post-build actions for the hudsonDemoProject job Building and analyzing the results for the hudsonDemoProject Trend analysis of hudsonDemoProject Summary 7.

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