Beginner's Introduction to Jenkins - CI/CD
The advent of fast-paced development with many methodologies like Scrum, Agile and Kanban brought along some key issues: developers working in small increments spent a lot of time waiting for the new version to build, reach the testers and eventually get deployed. The development process would be much faster if...
How to Schedule a Job with Jenkins
Scheduling a job in Jenkins is very useful when it comes to developing a great product. Imagine what a great advantage is to transform a time-consuming task into an automated job. It doesn't need any supervision and as long as there are no errors in the workflow, you shouldn't have...
How to Use the crontab Command in Unix
When managing a computer, we may want to automate some tasks to run in certain periods or at the same time on each day/week/month. On a desktop, we may schedule update checks or virus scans. On a server, it's not uncommon for a myriad of checks and clean...
Set Up Gated Checkin for Spring Boot Projects with Github and Jenkins
One of the biggest challenges the developers are facing is being Agile or, in other words, being able to deliver stable releases of the products on time. With every Sprint, we need to deliver new features, bug-free features. And why bother with building, testing, and deploying manually when we could...
Deploying Django Apps to Heroku from GitHub
Heroku is a popular Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that allows developers to run and deploy applications by availing the infrastructure required in terms of hardware and software. This means that we do not have to invest in the hardware and software needed to expose our applications to end-users and this freedom allows...
Backing up and Restoring PostgreSQL Databases
Making regular database backups is an essential maintenance task and fail point recovery strategy for anyone who is responsible for a database. A common misnomer for software developers is that there will be a database administrator who will take care of these things for us. Unfortunately, in my experience this...