Jenkins CI: The Origins of Butlers, Build Masters and Bowties
Kohsuke Kawaguchi February 15, 2013 Tweet
The folks at Rebel Labs picked Jenkins as the last installation of their technical report series. It is a beautifully crafted 50 page PDF that covers the overview of the technology. You get to see a bit of details about how ZeroTurnaround uses Jenkins, and it contains a section where I get interviewed by them.
Also, while they failed to mention this in the document, you can use JRebel when developing Jenkins plugins and it’ll reduce the # of times you need to restart the VM. To the extent that you use it to develop open-source Jenkins plugins, you can apply for a free OSS license, too.
If that sounds interesting enough, you can get your copy now. Be forewarned that a registration is required.