What is Git in Jenkins?
Regarding this, what is difference between Jenkins and Git?
Jenkins: it is an Continuous Integration(CI) server. It act as an mediator(inspector) between the build server and code repository. Github used for coding mostly where you can save and share your project's repository. Any change in you code will be committed and pushed to the repositories.
Additionally, how do I link my Git repository to Jenkins? Step 1: go to your GitHub repository and click on 'Settings'. Step 2: Click on Webhooks and then click on 'Add webhook'. Step 3: in the 'Payload URL' field, paste your Jenkins environment URL. At the end of this URL add /github-webhook/.
Besides, what does Jenkins do?
Jenkins is an open source automation tool written in Java with plugins built for Continuous Integration purpose. Jenkins is used to build and test your software projects continuously making it easier for developers to integrate changes to the project, and making it easier for users to obtain a fresh build.
Is Jenkins a deployment tool?
Jenkins is an extendable, open-source continuous integration server. You can use Jenkins to compile and test your code, and then have it trigger deployments in Octopus Deploy. Just like Jenkins makes build automation easy, Octopus Deploy makes deployment automation easy.