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Introduction to Continuous Integration

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Introduction
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Intro1m 59s
Continuous Integration
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What is CI?3m 49s
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Creating a Development Environment8m 59s
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Version Control9m 10s
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Testing 9m 10s
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Database Schema Changes6m 2s
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Introduction to Jenkins7m 18s
Summary
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Putting it All Together10m 24s
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DifficultyBeginner
Duration56m 51s
Students2322

Description

Course Description

Continuous integration is the first step toward a completely automated development, deployment and operations pipeline. It helps to mitigate integration issues, and catch known issues early via automated testing. If you're new to continuous integration, this course is a great place to start. We'll explore the various tools, technologies, and vocabularies surrounding the continuous integration ecosystem, as well as introduce you to the key tools of the trade that will enable you to get a headstart in your burgeoning DevOps career. 

Course Objectives

You will gain the following skills by completing this course:

  • How to set up your development environment.
  • How version control works.
  • How to begin implementing testing in your environment. 
  • The why and how of database schema migrations.
  • What Jenkins is and why you should care.

Intended Audience

You should take this course if you are:

  • A newcomer to the DevOps or cloud world.
  • Looking to upgrade your skills from a conventional software development career.

Prerequisites 

None specified.

This Course Includes

  • Expert-guided lectures about continuous integration.
  • 57 minutes of high-definition video. 
  • Solid foundational knowledge for your explorations into DevOps. 

What You'll Learn

Video Lecture What You'll Learn
What Is CI? What continuous integration is and why it matters.
Creating a Development Environment How to set up your development environment.
Version Control How version control interacts with the CI process.
Testing How to mechanize your testing with CI.
Database Schema Changes How to implement and run database schema changes.
Introduction to Jenkins An overview of Jenkins and how to utilize it within your CI process.

 

If you have thoughts or suggestions for this course, please contact Cloud Academy at support@cloudacademy.com.

About the Author

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Ben Lambert is the Director of Engineering and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps.

When he’s not building the first platform to run and measure enterprise transformation initiatives at Cloud Academy, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.

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