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Best Jenkins Books You Should Read

In this post, we have prepared a curated top list of reading recommendations for beginners and experienced. This hand-picked list of the best Jenkins books and tutorials can help fill your brain this September and ensure you’re getting smarter. We have also mentioned the brief introduction of each book based on the relevant Amazon or Reddit descriptions.

1. Jenkins: The Definitive Guide: Continuous Integration for the Masses (2011)

Streamline software development with Jenkins, the popular Java-based open source tool that has revolutionized the way teams think about Continuous Integration (CI). This complete guide shows you how to automate your build, integration, release, and deployment processes with Jenkins—and demonstrates how CI can save you time, money, and many headaches. Ideal for developers, software architects, and project managers, Jenkins: The Definitive Guide is both a CI tutorial and a comprehensive Jenkins reference.
Author(s): John Ferguson Smart

2. Jenkins Essentials – Second Edition: Setting the stage for a DevOps culture (2017)

In agile development practices, developers need to integrate their work frequently to fix bugs or to create a new feature or functionality. Jenkins is used specifically for Continuous Integration, helping to enforce the principles of agile development. This book focuses on the latest and stable release of Jenkins (2.5 and later), featuring the latest features, such as Pipeline as Code, the new setup experience, and the improved UI. With the all-new Pipeline as Code feature, you will be able to build simple or advanced…
Author(s): Mitesh Soni

3. Learning Continuous Integration with Jenkins – Second Edition (2017)

In past few years, agile software development has seen tremendous growth. There is a huge demand for software delivery solutions that are fast yet flexible to numerous amendments. As a result, Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) methodologies are gaining popularity. This book starts off by explaining the concepts of CI and its significance in the Agile world with a whole chapter dedicated to it. Next, you’ll learn to configure and set up Jenkins in many…
Author(s): Nikhil Pathania

4. Continuous Delivery with Docker and Jenkins (2017)

The combination of Docker and Jenkins improves your Continuous Delivery pipeline using fewer resources. It also helps you scale up your builds, automate tasks and speed up Jenkins performance with the benefits of Docker containerization. This book will explain the advantages of combining Jenkins and Docker to improve the continuous integration and delivery process of app development. It will start with setting up a Docker server and configuring Jenkins on it.
Author(s): Rafal Leszko

5. Web Design All-in-One For Dummies (2013)

All you need to know on web design in a thorough new edition.If you want just one complete reference on web design, this book is it. The newest edition of this essential guide features 650+ pages on the latest tools and new web design standards, such as HTML5, CSS 3, and other core technologies and page-building strategies. Five minibooks provide deep coverage: essential pre-design considerations, how to establish the look of your site, building a site, how to test your site, and taking your site…
Author(s): Sue Jenkins

6. Pro Continuous Delivery (2017)

Follow this step-by-step guide for creating a continuous delivery pipeline using all of the new features in Jenkins 2.0 such as Pipeline as a Code, multi-branch pipeline, and more. You will learn three crucial elements for achieving a faster software delivery pipeline: a fungible build/test environment, manageable and reproducible pipelines, and a scalable build/test infrastructure.Create a highly available, active/passive Jenkins server using CoreOS and Docker, and using Pacemaker and Corosync.Use a Jenkins multi-branch pipeline…
Author(s): Nikhil Pathania

7. Re-Engineering Legacy Software (2016)

As a developer, you may inherit projects built on existing codebases with design patterns, usage assumptions, infrastructure, and tooling from another time and another team. Fortunately, there are ways to breathe new life into legacy projects so you can maintain, improve, and scale them without fighting their limitations. Re-Engineering Legacy Software is an experience-driven guide to revitalizing inherited projects. It covers refactoring, quality metrics, toolchain and workflow, continuous integration…
Author(s): Chris Birchall

8. Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration (2017)

Get a problem-solution approach enriched with code examples for practical and easy comprehension. Explore the use of more than 40 best-of-breed plug-ins for improving efficiency. Secure and maintain Jenkins 2.x by integrating it with LDAP and CAS, which is a Single Sign-on solution. Efficiently build advanced pipelines with pipeline as code, thus increasing your team’s productivity. If you are a Java developer, a software architect, a technical project manager, a build manager…
Author(s): Mitesh Soni, Alan Mark Berg

9. Mastering Jenkins (2015)

With the software industry becoming more and more competitive, organizations are now integrating delivery automation and automated quality assurance practices into their business model. Jenkins represents a complete automation orchestration system, and can help converge once segregated groups into a cohesive product development and delivery team. By mastering the Jenkins platform and learning to architect and implement Continuous Integration…
Author(s): Jonathan McAllister

10. Tumblr For Dummies (2012)

Create a Tumblelog and start posting–this fun, portable guide shows you how. Tumblr may be a microblogging platform, but there’s nothing micro about it. There’s no limit to what you can post in your blog–from text, photos, and links to audio, video, slideshows, and more. Now you can join the over 28 million Tumblelogs on Tumblr with this handy, portable guide. In the popular, For Dummies, easy-access style, this practical book shows you exactly what to do to get the most out of Tumblr. Set up your account, choose a theme, post from your computer or phone, see how to reblog content, and before you know it…
Author(s): Sue Jenkins

11. Introductory Programming with Simple Games: Using Java and the Freely Available Networked Game Engine (2010)

This is an excellent resource for programmers who need to learn Java but aren’t interested in just reading about concepts. Introduction to Java Programming with Games follows a spiral approach to introduce concepts and enable them to write game programs as soon as they start. It includes code examples and problems that are easy to understand and motivates them to work through to find the solutions. This game-motivated presentation will help programmers quickly apply what they’ve learned … 
Author(s): B. C. Ladd, Jam Jenkins

12. Jenkins 2: Up and Running: Evolve Your Deployment Pipeline for Next Generation Automation (2018)

With Early Release ebooks, you get books in their earliest form-the author’s raw and unedited content as he or she writes-so you can take advantage of these technologies long before the official release of these titles. You’ll also receive updates when significant changes are made, new chapters are available, and the final ebook bundle is released. Over the past decade, Jenkins has served as the definitive tool for creating continuous delivery pipelines. Now, Jenkins 2 takes this open source automation server to a new level.
Author(s): Brent Laster

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Best Jenkins Books You Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some Jenkins books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Jenkins Fundamentals

Author(s): Joseph Muli, Arnold Okoth
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: August 2018, Size: 32 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2353075

The Greatest Street in the World: The Story of Broadway, Old and New, from the Bowling Green to Albany

Author(s): Stephen Jenkins
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag, Year: 8 Mar 2018, Size: 456 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2438618

Why We Eat (Too Much): The New Science of Appetite

Author(s): Andrew Jenkinson
Publisher: Penguin, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2465688

Energy Justice Across Borders

Author(s): Gunter Bombaerts, Kirsten Jenkins, Yekeen A. Sanusi, Wang Guoyu
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2468472

Spinal Conditions in the Athlete: A Clinical Guide to Evaluation, Management and Controversies

Author(s): Wellington K. Hsu, Tyler J. Jenkins
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2468835

The Future of Gas Networks: The Role of Gas Networks in a Low Carbon Energy System

Author(s): Meysam Qadrdan, Muditha Abeysekera, Jianzhong Wu, Nick Jenkins, Bethan Winter
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2470355

The portfolio diet for cardiovascular disease risk reduction : an evidence based approach to lower cholesterol through plant food consumption

Author(s): Brydson, Caroline; Jenkins, Alexandra; Jenkins, Amy; Jenkins, Wendy
Publisher: Academic Press, Year: 2020, Size: 13 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2478454

Popular Culture and the Civic Imagination: Case Studies of Creative Social Change

Author(s): Henry Jenkins (editor), Sangita Shresthova (editor), Gabriel Peters-Lazaro (editor)
Publisher: NYU Press, Year: 2020, Size: 44 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2490524

American Prophets

Author(s): Jack Jenkins
Publisher: HarperCollins, Year: 2020, Size: 936 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2520695

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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