This course teaches you how to incorporate a rigorous automated quality assurance (QA) process into the Maven build process inside Jenkins. It introduces four popular Jenkins plugins: jUnit, JaCoCo, FindBugs, and Checkstyle.
These plugins make it possible to automate four critical QA checks: unit testing, code coverage, bug detection, and standard formatting. By the end of the lessons, you'll understand how to use these plugins to ensure that your continuous integration, delivery or deployment practices are delivering top notch software.
- Understand the tools and processes required for automating QA in Maven builds
- Discover how to perform unit testing of application code with the jUnit plugin
- Learn how to monitor code coverage metrics using the JaCoCo plugin
- Explore the process of automated bug detection using the FindBugs plugin
- Learn to automate and ensure uniform code by using the Checkstyle plugin
Kevin Bowersox leads development teams that build Java web applications for the federal government. As a Java expert, Kevin shares his 17 years of experience to help coders understand and enjoy the benefits of automating software development practices. He holds a BA in Information Sciences and Technology from Penn State; and is the author of multiple O'Reilly titles on topics such as Spring Framework, Hibernate, Apache Maven, and Jenkins.