Automated Testing and Builds w/ Jenkins + Git: Polling and WebHooks

Jenkins is a pretty cool continuous integration tool that adds a much-needed amount of stability to any project that needs to stand the test of any kind of serious production environment. And combined with git-flow (see here for an introduction…

Getting Jenkins working on Ubuntu 14.04 with Tomcat 7

Today I’ve been wrangling with getting Jenkins CI installed on a DigitalOcean droplet running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Tomcat7. What is Jenkins? According to the official site: “Jenkins is an award-winning, cross-platform, continuous integration and continuous delivery application that increases…

Welcome to the blog!

Welcome to this blog! In the coming period we will see what the focus of this blog will end up being, and whether it will turn into something that will survive for the long haul or something that will peter out…