Jenkins is an open source continuous integration server that provides the ability to continuously perform automated builds and tests. Several tasks can be controlled and monitored by Jenkins, including pulling code from a repository, performing static code analysis, building your project, executing unit tests, automated tests and/or performance tests, and finally, deploying your application. These tasks typically conform a continuous delivery pipeline.
In Jenkins, Pipelines are specified by using a specific DSL following almost the same structure as Groovyto specify its statements and expressions. This makes pipelines easy to use for Groovy savants.
In this post we will discuss the Scripted Pipeline (Pipeline as Code) in detail, while explaining its structure and providing examples of how to use it
How to Create Your Jenkins Pipeline
With the introduction of the Pipeline, Jenkins added an embedded Groovy engine, making Groovy the scripting language in the…