Results of my testing with Bamboo and trying to find the best way to work with it using a git-flow branching model.
Hot into testing with Jenkins and trying to get it to bend Git to my will, I got suspicious that there must be a better deployment tool than the various Jenkins plugins that get unwieldy quickly (especially when accounting for enterprise-level user management). See my previous post for more on Jenkins and Git. Anyhow, I took a look at what Bamboo was selling and decided to spin up a free trial. Continue reading Bamboo and Git-flow by Example-ish
Why mouse around with a funny Git Parameter Plugin when you can have something that shows a current list of branches and tags?
Following the lead in a Jenkins plugin comment by Pawel Ratajczak, I instead used the Extensible Choice Parameter plugin to launch an inline Groovy script to fetch current tag and branch data directly from a remote Git repo and present the list of choices to the user. I then execute a git-archive command to fetch only the tip code and none of the Git repo metadata and historic data. Continue reading Jenkins and Git at Plaid Speed