In the previous articles of the same Jenkins series, you might have come across the Jenkins installation and how to build a basic job in Jenkins. As a continuation article, you will learn how to build and create a basic pipeline in Jenkins.
The Jenkins “Freestyle” job enables you to build sequential tasks in the application lifecycle. Yet at the same time, there are some post-build actions that are limited in its nature. With the help of plugins, you can easily overthrow these restrictions and extend the Jenkins functionality so as to use its benefits to the fullest. Here in this article, we are going to create the basic Freestyle Project, (one of the flexible and easy projects to be built) in Jenkins.
This article will take you through the Jenkins introduction, its role in the CI/CD process and the steps involved in the installation process of Jenkins on the Ubuntu 18.04 system including updating the packages, installing Java, starting the Jenkins server, configuring the firewall rules, setting up Jenkins, etc.