This 14-video course examines continuous integration (CI), the purpose of CI, and why it is important for successful software development. Learners will begin with a look at the benefits of using CI and some of the best practices. Next, you will learn about common mistakes that companies make when trying to integrate and utilize CI, and how to avoid making those mistakes. Discover why CI crucial to developing high-quality software systems and increasing customer satisfaction, and understand how CI and automated testing are related and how to create effective automated tests. You will delve into the stages of the CI pipeline and the importance of each phase, and examine the CI pipeline and how to configure it to efficiently run automated tests. You will compare CI, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment and how they are related to each other, and view the features of common continuous integration tools. To conclude the course, you will work with CircleCI, GitHub, and Bamboo for continuous integration.