Skip to main content

Intro to Jenkins Slide Deck

This is admittedly very brief (9 slides) since most of the presentation will be demo, but here are the slides that will accompany the Intro to Jenkins talk I'm splitting tonight with Nick Harvey at the Seattle CFUG.

Comments

Kris Korsmo said…
Thanks for the intro to Jenkins, Matt! For someone who's just getting familiar would you recommend the native installer for Windows or adding the WAR file to my local development server?
Matt Woodward said…
If you already have Tomcat or another servlet container installed I'd just drop the WAR onto that. The native Windows installer *may* (don't know; don't use Windows) install Tomcat as part of that process.
Kris Korsmo said…
Since I have CF10 on my dev server it should be cool just to drop the WAR file there then, right? Thanks for the reply!
Matt Woodward said…
Nope, not if you're running CF 10's version of Tomcat. That version of Tomcat is hacked specifically for CF 10 and is not designed to run anything else. You *can* run CF 10 on plain vanilla Tomcat, but you *can't* run other stuff on the CF version of Tomcat.
Kris Korsmo said…
Naturally. Looks like Jenkins will get the native installer on my dev server then. Today I want to shout a giant WTF at Adobe.
Matt Woodward said…
Cool -- let me know how it goes. Only issue you might have with CF 10 Tomcat and plain Tomcat both on the same box is potential port conflicts, but I'm not sure what ports CF 10 Tomcat runs on.

Popular posts from this blog

Installing and Configuring NextPVR as a Replacement for Windows Media Center

If you follow me on Google+ you'll know I had a recent rant about Windows Media Center, which after running fine for about a year suddenly decided as of January 29 it was done downloading the program guide and by extension was therefore done recording any TV shows.

I'll spare you more ranting and simply say that none of the suggestions I got (which I appreciate!) worked, and rather than spending more time figuring out why, I decided to try something different.

NextPVR is an awesome free (as in beer, not as in freedom unfortunately ...) PVR application for Windows that with a little bit of tweaking handily replaced Windows Media Center. It can even download guide data, which is apparently something WMC no longer feels like doing.

Background I wound up going down this road in a rather circuitous way. My initial goal for the weekend project was to get Raspbmc running on one of my Raspberry Pis. The latest version of XBMC has PVR functionality so I was anxious to try that out as a …

Setting Up Django On a Raspberry Pi

This past weekend I finally got a chance to set up one of my two Raspberry Pis to use as a Django server so I thought I'd share the steps I went through both to save someone else attempting to do this some time as well as get any feedback in case there are different/better ways to do any of this.

I'm running this from my house (URL forthcoming once I get the real Django app finalized and put on the Raspberry Pi) using dyndns.org. I don't cover that aspect of things in this post but I'm happy to write that up as well if people are interested.

General Comments and Assumptions

Using latest Raspbian “wheezy” distro as of 1/19/2013 (http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads)We’lll be using Nginx (http://nginx.org) as the web server/proxy and Gunicorn (http://gunicorn.org) as the WSGI serverI used http://www.apreche.net/complete-single-server-django-stack-tutorial/ heavily as I was creating this, so many thanks to the author of that tutorial. If you’re looking for more details on …

The Definitive Guide to CouchDB Authentication and Security

With a bold title like that I suppose I should clarify a bit. I finally got frustrated enough with all the disparate and seemingly incomplete information on this topic to want to gather everything I know about this topic into a single place, both so I have it for my own reference but also in the hopes that it will help others.Since CouchDB is just an HTTP resource and can be secured at that level along the same lines as you'd secure any HTTP resource, I should also point out that I will not be covering things like putting a proxy in front of CouchDB, using SSL with CouchDB, or anything along those lines. This post is strictly limited to how authentication and security work within CouchDB itself.CouchDB security is powerful and granular but frankly it's also a bit quirky and counterintuitive. What I'm outlining here is my understanding of all of this after taking several runs at it, reading everything I could find on the Internet (yes, the whole Internet!), and a great deal…