Excursions in Automating Continuous Integration Compiles

Get up to speed on Meister for accelerated software compiles and fast continuous integration. For public or private course information contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. These Meister tutorials can help you understand how you can define your Compile Projects, Builds and Continuous Integration Workflows using Meister.

 

Online Tutorials on Build Automation

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Creating a Flexible Dependency Directory

 

This Meister tutorial shows you how to create a Project and assign your Dependency Directories to the Project

Creating a portable and reusable Dependency Directory

 

This Meister tutorial shows you how to make your Dependency Directory listing reusable and portable using environment variables.

Creating a Dependency Directory to support a Life cycle build model

Dependency Directories can be defined in many ways. This Meister tutorial shows you how to define a Dependency Directory to support a Life cycle development model.

Defining a custom Java Build Service for the Enterprise

 

Build Services are the heart of the Meister Build engine. This Meister tutorial shows you how to customize the Java Build Service for your environment.

Defining a custom .Net Build Service for the Enterprise

Build Services are the heart of the Meister Build engine. This Meister tutorial shows you how to customize a .Net Build Service for your environment

Understanding Target Files

A Target File defines the binary that you will be creating. This Meister tutorial covers the basics of Targets.

Defining Target Files (TGTs)

You must define a Target in order to execute your build. This Meister tutorial shows you how to define a Target.

Creating Workflows and executing Builds

 

Workflows connect ALM activities that support pre and post build steps. This tutorial shows you how to create a Workflow and execute a build.

Running builds from the Command Line for Jenkins Integration

 

There are cases where you may need to execute your Meister Build from a command line so that it can be called from another continuous delivery process. This Meister tutorial shows you how to call Meister from the command line.

Creating and executing nested Workflows

 

Simplifying your Workflow involves calling standard Workflow activities that may have already been defined in an existing Workflow. You can use a nested workflow to standardize certain steps in your continuous build or continuous delivery process. A nested workflow can be easily shared across teams.

Gathering Impact Analysis and Build Audit Information

 

Auditing your build is a strong feature of Meister. This Meister tutorial shows you how to execute build audits and display impact analysis showing every object used in your compile process, even when the source does not come from a version control tool.

Creating Build Service Mappings for Java Developers

This Meister tutorial will help the Java developer understand how to create Build Service Mappings for Java Compiles.

Enterprise Platform Support

Meister supports Build Automation for multiple platforms including Windows, Unix, AIX, Linux, z/Linux and z/OS, and can support a build that includes cross platforms with cross platform dependency management.

Platform Support Includes:

  • IBM WebSphere
  • Jetty, Tomcat
  • Microsoft IISMicrosoft SQL Server
  • Eclipse and .Net IDEs
  • Oracle, Sybase
  • Unix C, C++, C#, Java, COBOL, Assembler
  • Windows 2008, Windows 2012
  • Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, Linux
  • Ubantu, Redhat, SuSe, Debian
  • z/OS