University of California, Davis

Continuous Integration

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Edward Raigosa

Instructor: Edward Raigosa


(39 reviews)

Intermediate level

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16 hours to complete
3 weeks at 5 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Explain how to use, reuse, and improve continuous integration.

  • Use Travis CI to perform automation for continuous integration.

  • Explore Webhooks with both GitHub and Travis CI.

  • Build better software with improved agility using a continuous integration system.

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will set-up everything you need to succeed in this course. This includes setting up a GitHub account and GitHub Desktop as well as Travis CI, Docker, and the Atom hackable text editor. You will be able to explain how to focus to make confident builds and to make builds repeatable, reliable, and reusable. You will be able to practice using Travis CI to achieve high-quality builds and discuss the importance of flow control, logging and automation. You’ll also be able to start working on your Probot Hello app.

What's included

14 videos13 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

In this module, you will be able to discuss how flow control processes help manage speed and state of how an automation will work. You'll also be able to describe how automation will work in a continuous integration environment. You will be able to use Travis CI to perform automation for continuous integration. You will be able to discuss how you can build the instructions for your automation that are required to capture all of the requirements of what it will take to build, test, and package your software so that it is ready to be shipped.

What's included

12 videos2 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

In this module, you'll be able to describe how Webhooks work and discuss how Webhooks provide traceability and integration to connect CI to other tools. You'll be able to explain how to use software development lifecycle tools to implement DevOps capabilities. You'll also be able to explain how to secure sensitive data or secrets and apply acquired knowledge with tools such as Travis CI. You will be able to discuss various types of automated scheduling and apply scheduling concepts using Travis CI.

What's included

13 videos1 reading1 quiz2 discussion prompts

In this module, you'll be able to discuss key factors to achieve deterministic builds and explain ways to improve CI environment to avoid failures due to key factors. You'll be able to describe importance of measuring and monitoring your CI environment as well as discuss key indicators to give assurance that CI system is providing required reliability. You will be able to apply techniques for classifying build failures and discuss how classifying build failures increases confidence of development teams on reliability of feedback loops.

What's included

15 videos3 readings1 quiz1 peer review3 discussion prompts


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Edward Raigosa
University of California, Davis
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