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Building Axon.ivy Projects on Bitbucket Pipelines


Read me if you don't know what Axon.ivy (Ivy) is.

Motivation

Ivy projects are designed to be built on a continuous integration (CI) server like Jenkins
- Today, Bitbucket supports for CI with Bitbucket Pipelines
- We're using Bitbucket. Then, why not? It must be very cool and convenient for us if we can centralize our CI and VCS (version control system) tools in one place.

Here is an approach

We have to use a maven plugin called project-build-plugin to build ivy projects. This plugin requires an instance of Ivy engine during building time.

Bitbucket Pipelines allows us to specify our own docker image as a build environment. What we need to do  is to prepare our docker image with needed stuffs such as JDK, Maven, Ivy engine, etc.

Step 1. Prepare Docker images

For testing purpose, I already created two docker images: Maven and Axon.ivy engine. They are now available on Docker Hub

This image for Maven using Oracle JDK 8
This image for Axon.ivy Engine 7.0.1

Step 2. Configure Maven plugin at pom.xml

We need is define path to Ivy engine within the docker image.

Step 3. Enable and Configure BitBucket Pipelines at bitbucket-pipelines.yml

Specify our docker image that we defined above.

Have fun

This is my result from Bitbucket Pipelines. ;)



References
[1]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mtxVkZbJcg&list=PLzvRQMJ9HDiT-KJHqyY-79dpmIo9lrMcy
[2]. https://runnable.com/docker/java/dockerize-your-java-application
[3]. https://answers.axonivy.com/questions/2281/maven-complete-setup-for-build
[4]. https://answers.axonivy.com/questions/2388/how-to-start-an-axon-ivy-project-in-a-docker-container
[5]. https://github.com/dgauch/docker-axonivy-engine
[6]. https://hub.docker.com/r/dgauch/axonivy-engine/
[7]. https://axonivy.github.io/project-build-plugin/release/7.0/index.html
[8]. https://developer.axonivy.com/doc/latest/DesignerGuideHtml/ivy.concepts.html#ivy-ci

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