|Built-in Git branching workflows||With Plugins||✔||✔|
|Built-in deployment Projects||With Plugins||✔||✔|
|Built-in JIRA Software integration||With Plugins||✔||✔|
|Built-in Bitbucket Server integration||With Plugins||✔||✔|
|Easy Enterprise-grade permissions||✔||✔||✔|
So, you’re getting ready to install a continuous integration (CI) server for a .NET project, you’ve done your research and now you want to know: Which is better for .NET software development, TeamCity or Jenkins?
Let’s start at the beginning…
At the heart of CI is the tool and technology of the CI server. The CI server is an application, usually running in the background as a Window service, which initiates, executes, and reports on all the processes of the CI lifecycle.
The CI server provides key capabilities such as:
There are many CI servers available, however, TeamCity and Jenkins are two widely-used CI servers, both of which are worth evaluating.