By Bob Webster on May 21, 2013
Lately I have been working with a customer who wants to
enable their developers to deploy their own
SOA suite composites to a protected QA Server based on a checkout from Subversion.
As part of the customer's current composite promotion
process, the developers check their unit tested code
into Subversion and then email a build manager to checkout, build and deploy the code to the QA environment.
This approach introduces delay and places a signification administration burden on the person in the build manager role.
This blog post provides an example of how Hudson can be used
as a self service web page that allows developers
to initiate the automated checkout, build and deploy process.
It may be counter-intuitive to use Hudson as a manual build tool, but it fits the requirement nicely.
Read the full post here