Congratulations to all Jenkins and CDF Google Summer of Code 2021 participants!

Congratulations to all Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2021 students! On behalf of the Jenkins org team, we would like to thank all participants: students, mentors, applicants, and dozens of other contributors who participated in GSoC this year. In 2021, the Jenkins project participated in GSoC as part of the Continuous Delivery Foundation’s GSoC mentor Read more about Congratulations to all Jenkins and CDF Google Summer of Code 2021 participants![…]

Jenkins Health Advisor by CloudBees Tool Makes Life Easier for Jenkins Administrators

There are many ways to set up your Jenkins environment, and depending on the configuration you choose, there are different best practices and options to optimize your environment. In this blog, I’m going to focus on Jenkins Health Advisor by CloudBees as a way to fine-tune your environment. It’s a free tool that can help Read more about Jenkins Health Advisor by CloudBees Tool Makes Life Easier for Jenkins Administrators[…]

New eBook: Fortune 500 Developers and Engineers Turn to Jenkins for Real-World Results

If you’ve been following JenkinsIsTheWay.io, you’ve read some fantastic stories from the Jenkins user community about the great stuff they are building with Jenkins. With over 200,000 installations to date, Jenkins remains the most widely used open-source automation server. And story after story, we hear what a critical role Jenkins plays in building robust, secure Read more about New eBook: Fortune 500 Developers and Engineers Turn to Jenkins for Real-World Results[…]

Join Jenkins at DevOps World 2021

DevOps World has been the largest gathering for Jenkins for many years. In keeping with tradition, many Jenkins presentations and sessions are planned for this year’s event. Join us for DevOps World on September 28 – 30, 2021. The event is virtual, free to attend and will include the following Jenkins activities: Jenkins workshops Contributing Read more about Join Jenkins at DevOps World 2021[…]

Jenkins Election 2021

Dear all, Time flies and the Jenkins elections period is here. This year, two board seats and all officer positions are up for election. Thanks, Oleg Nenashev and Ullrich Hafner who led the Jenkins project as board members for the last two years. Thanks, Tim Jacomb, Daniel Beck, Mark Waite for your dedication as officers Read more about Jenkins Election 2021[…]

Jenkins project Confluence instance attacked

Earlier this week the Jenkins infrastructure team identified a successful attack against our deprecated Confluence service. We responded immediately by taking the affected server offline while we investigated the potential impact. At this time we have no reason to believe that any Jenkins releases, plugins, or source code have been affected. Thus far in our Read more about Jenkins project Confluence instance attacked[…]

Work report for the Conventional Commits Plugin for Jenkins

This blog post is part 2 of the Introducing the Conventional Commits Plugin blog. The goal of this blog is to showcase the work done during the Google Summer of Code 2021 coding phases. Please refer the part 1 of the blog for a detailed description of the plugin. Abstract The project/plugin aims to fully Read more about Work report for the Conventional Commits Plugin for Jenkins[…]

Security Validator for Jenkins Operator for Kubernetes

Background Jenkins custom resources on a Kubernetes cluster are deployed using declarative YAML configuration files; hence some of the plugins declared in these files may contain security warnings. So there is no way for the user to know other than manually checking for each on the site. This project aims to add an extra step Read more about Security Validator for Jenkins Operator for Kubernetes[…]

Four students and their master project in Jenkins security

Context Jenkins is a CI/CD solution and as such, it is critical that the open source plugins that constitute an integral part of it don’t expose the systems they are used on to any security risks and vulnerabilities. It is in that context that we worked as an audit/code review team to track and report Read more about Four students and their master project in Jenkins security[…]

Jenkins IRC moves to Libera Chat

We are happy to announce that the Jenkins community has moved all its official IRC channels to Libera chat. We have started our migration on May 26 as a response to the hostile takeover of hundreds of open source community channel by the new Freenode management. As decided by the Jenkins governance meeting on June Read more about Jenkins IRC moves to Libera Chat[…]