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Comparative Study of DevOps Build Automation Tools

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
R. Vaasanthi, S. Philip Kingston, V. Prasanna Kumari

R Vaasanthi, Philip S Kingston and Prasanna V Kumari. Comparative Study of DevOps Build Automation Tools. International Journal of Computer Applications 170(7):5-8, July 2017. BibTeX

	author = {R. Vaasanthi and S. Philip Kingston and V. Prasanna Kumari},
	title = {Comparative Study of DevOps Build Automation Tools},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {July 2017},
	volume = {170},
	number = {7},
	month = {Jul},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {5-8},
	numpages = {4},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914908},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Build in software is assembling all the components of a software application into an installable software product. Build automation is a process that enables source code to be automatically compiled into binaries including code level unit testing to ensure individual pieces of code behave as expected. There are lot of build tools available in market. A better understanding of these tools helps in taking choice among all available application and tools .The paper gives the comprehensive and theoretical analysis of seven open source build and one licensed build tools. The study describes the technical specification, features, and specialization for each selected tool along with its applications. By employing the study the choice and selection of tools can be made easy.


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