Creating Modular Jobs in Jenkins

I spent much of my formative years in High School and College being indoctrinated with Object-Orientated Programming (OOP).  When used well, OOP provides clear modular structure for programs, defines clear interfaces, makes software easier to maintain and modify, allows multiple functions to share code (cord re-use), and reduces large, complex issues to smaller, more manageable […]

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Cucumber-JVM Within SecureCI
Cucumber

Introduction Now that we have created some simple cucumber tests and built a sturdy selenium framework, we want to setup an environment where these tests can be quickly and conveniently run against our code. Due to the nature of development, code is constantly changing, and we want to ensure that each change to the code […]

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Running Cucumber-JVM Locally
Cucumber

Introduction Initially this post was going to contain instructions on running tests locally, and on SecureCI. Due to the lengthiness of the post, I decided to break this up into two different posts. This post will cover just setting up and running tests locally, building on the previous posts of creating some simple cucumber tests […]

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Using the Build Flow Plugin in Jenkins

With large complex software applications, builds can often be split into different steps and tasks creating a series of jobs for our build pipeline.   On my current project we are utilizing Jenkins to implement Continuous Integration/Continuous Deliver (CI/CD) and between the jobs for compilation, smoke tests, acceptance tests and deployment across environments in several […]

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Cucumber-JVM Setup
Cucumber

Introduction As a software tester with Java experience, generally working with Java applications, the release of the cucumber-jvm really excited me. I have been thinking about trying out Behavioral Driven Development for some time, and this tool (along with a new project) finally gave me the push I needed to try it out. I find […]

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Integrating CAT.NET into Hudson for Continuous Security Analysis

I recently published an article about using CAT.NET security scanner on your .NET web application. Once you get it running, it’s fairly simple to integrate it into your continuous integration process. Our strategy here will be to use a down-stream job in Hudson to run static security analysis on our application build after the main compilation/packaging […]

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Subversion load and performance testing in 10 lines or less?

I needed a quantifiable test that can measure svn performance during a check out. This script take 2 arguments, number of checkouts and parallelism. For example, if I want to run 100 checkout 2 at a time ./load.sh 100 2 or 100 checkouts 50 at a time ./load.sh 100 50   #!/bin/bash i=0;  url=”<a href=”http://mysvnrepo” while”>http://mysvnrepo” while</a> [ $i -lt $1 ]; […]

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