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Automating Jenkins with Groovy

by Chris Behrens

No developer wants to get stagnant in their craft, especially when trying to improve! This course will teach you how to automate tasks and other useful applications using Jenkins’ premier automation language, Groovy.

What you'll learn

Once you’ve been working in Jenkins for a while, you can find yourself doing the same thing over and over again, which is never good for a developer. In this course, Automating Jenkins with Groovy, you’ll learn to make Groovy do the grunt work. First, you’ll explore the language itself with Groovy Fundamentals. Next, you’ll discover how Groovy interfaces with Jenkins. Finally, you’ll learn how to automate your Jenkins work with a step-by-step playbook of Groovy scripts. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Groovy needed to automate Jenkins and take your build ops to the next level.

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About the author

Chris B. Behrens is a writer, speaker and software developer, specializing in DevOps. He has been a developer and architect for more than twenty years focusing on small to medium size companies and the development changes they face. He focuses on his flavor of Fear Based Development, whereby a developer ranks their tasks in descending order of anxiety, and how to tackle them in that order. Chief among these anxiety-inducing processes is software deployment, a topic that Behrens focuses upon. He ... more

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