John is an experienced consultant specialising in Enterprise Java, Web Development, and Open Source technologies, currently based in Sydney, Australia. Well known in the Java community for his many published articles, and as author of Java Power Tools and Jenkins: The Definitive Guide, and founder of the open source Thucydides Automated Acceptance Test Library project, John helps organisations to optimize their Java development processes and infrastructures and provides training and mentoring in agile development, automated testing practices, continuous integration and delivery, and open source technologies in general. John is the CEO of Wakaleo Consulting, and runs several Training Courses on open source Java development tools and best practices. John is a DZone MVB and is not an employee of DZone and has posted 125 posts at DZone. You can read more from them at their website. View Full User Profile

Announcing a New Open Source Book in the Making: "Continuous Integration with Hudson"

03.22.2010
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Continuous Integration is a cornerstone of modern software development best practices. Hudson, an Open Source Continuous Integration tool, is by far the most popular Continuous Integration tool on the market, and for good reason! It's intuitive user interface and powerful features make setting up a Continuous Integration service a real breeze.

I am pleased to announce that a new book on Hudson is currently in the making. This book will teach you how to build a powerful and robust CI infrastructure using Hudson. It is both a tutorial-style introduction and a comprehensive reference to implementing Continuous Integration and automating the build process with Hudson. It's intention is not only to describe and document Hudson, but also to provide a wealth of best practices and real-world tips enabling readers to get the most out of their Continuous Integration environment.

Continuous Integration with Hudson is an open source book, and will be freely available online or in PDF form. Draft chapters and code samples will be made available on the book website as they are ready - the first chapter is already available! . The latest changes will be automatically generated and published (using Hudson!) to this site. 

From http://weblogs.java.net/blog/johnsmart

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Martijn Verburg replied on Tue, 2010/03/23 - 4:56am

Hi John, If you need an earlier reviewer I'm happy to participate, let me know! Cheers, Martijn

Harald Soevik replied on Tue, 2010/03/23 - 3:07pm

 John, I'd be happy to contribute! 

-- Harald

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