Introduction If there’s one thing you have in application development, it’s choice. To make the transition to CI/CD a little easier, here’s a brief guide to some of the top tools being used to develop CI/CD ecosystems. CI Frameworks Jenkins Jenkins CI - Jenkins® is an open source automation server. With Jenkins, organizations can accelerate the software development process by automating it. Jenkins manages and controls software delivery processes throughout the entire lifecycle, including build, document, test, package, stage, deployment, static code analysis and much more.
Jenkins as CI/CD tool Jenkins offers a simple way to set up a continuous integration or continuous delivery environment for almost any combination of languages and source code repositories using pipelines, as well as automating other routine development tasks. While Jenkins doesn’t eliminate the need to create scripts for individual steps, it does give you a faster and more robust way to integrate your entire chain of build, test, and deployment tools than you can easily build yourself.