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Continuous Integration with Atlassian Bamboo

by Jim Weaver

Atlassian’s Bamboo is an on-premise, commercial continuous integration tool. This course will teach you Bamboo’s core concepts that allow you to build and test your applications, install and administer Bamboo for multiple teams, and more.

What you'll learn

Continuous integration is the practice of developers on a team committing their code changes to a shared mainline multiple times per day. Each check-in is built and tested by an automated build. The practice is beneficial and popular enough that there are many CI tools, and learning them can be a challenge.

Atlassian’s Bamboo is a commercial, on-premise continuous integration tool with powerful features and a clean user-interface out-of-the-box. In this course, Continuous Integration with Atlassian Bamboo, you will learn how to build and deploy a non-trivial application with many types of tests with Bamboo.

First, you will learn all of the fundamental Bamboo concepts that are used to build, test, and deploy applications.
Then, you’ll see the functions allowing you to administer Bamboo for multiple teams and integrate it with other tools such as the popular JIRA planning application.
Finally, you’ll see how Bamboo can help with branch management and even allow you to define your builds as code.

When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the knowledge you need to use and administer Bamboo to support continuous integration for you own products and teams.

Table of contents

Course Overview
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Course FAQ

What is Atlassian Bamboo?

Atlassian Bamboo is a continuous integration and deployment server used for automated builds, tests, and releases in a single workflow.

What will I learn in this course?

In this course you will learn:

  • An introduction to Bamboo
  • Continuous Integration overview
  • To install and set up Bamboo
  • Bamboo core concepts
  • To build and run the RxDemo pipeline
  • To set up and run a deployment plan
  • Administration and integration
  • And much more
Who should take this course?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn Atlassian Bamboo and how it is a helpful continuous integration tool for developers.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

This is an intermediate level course, so you should be somewhat familiar with CI/CD Pipeline concepts. You do not, however, need previous experience with Atlassian Bamboo itself.

About the author

Jim Weaver is a software developer with experience in many languages and platforms. He has worked in and led teams in many industry verticals including Defense, Leasing, Energy, and Healthcare. Jim has extensive experience with unit and acceptance testing techniques and tools, and is one of the original authors of JWebUnit, an open-source web application testing API and framework.

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