2020 Jenkins Board and Officer elections. Nominations and voter registration are open!

We are happy to announce the 2020 elections in the Jenkins project! Nominations are open for one governance board and for all five officer positions, namely: Security, Events, Release, Infrastructure, and Documentation. The board positions and officer roles are an essential part of Jenkins’ community governance and well-being. We invite Jenkins contributors and community members Read more about 2020 Jenkins Board and Officer elections. Nominations and voter registration are open![…]

Developing and Testing Ansible Roles with Molecule and Podman – Part 2

Molecule is a complete testing framework that helps you develop and test Ansible roles, which allows you to focus on role content instead of focusing on managing testing infrastructure. In the first part of this series, we’ve successfully installed, configured and used Molecule to set up new testing instances. Now that the instances are running, Read more about Developing and Testing Ansible Roles with Molecule and Podman – Part 2[…]

Jenkins graduates in the Continuous Delivery Foundation

We are happy to announce that the Jenkins project has achieved the graduated status in the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF). This status is officially effective Aug 03, 2020. Jenkins is the first project to graduate in the CD Foundation. Thanks to all contributors who made our graduation possible! In this article, we will discuss what Read more about Jenkins graduates in the Continuous Delivery Foundation[…]

UI/UX Hackfest: Jenkins User Interface track highlights

In this article, I would like to share some highlights from the User Interface track of the Jenkins UI/UX Hackfest we held on May 25..29. This blog post has been slightly delayed by the infrastructure issues we had in the project, but, as for improving the Jenkins UI, it is better late than never. Key Read more about UI/UX Hackfest: Jenkins User Interface track highlights[…]

On Jenkins Terminology Updates

In 2016, the Jenkins community decided to start removing offensive terminology within the project. The “slave” term was deprecated in Jenkins 2.0 and replaced by the “agent” term. Other terminology was slated for review after the cleanup of the “slave” term which was considered as most problematic one. In 2017, the project began tracking areas Read more about On Jenkins Terminology Updates[…]

Jenkins Infrastructure: Stats, Updates, and AWS sponsorship

The Jenkins project relies heavily on its infrastructure. We use websites like www.jenkins.io and plugins.jenkins.io, ticketing systems like issues.jenkins.io , CI/CD infrastructure like ci.jenkins.io , and many other services. Just to provide some context about the Jenkins infrastructure scale, here are some stats from April 2020: Over 600 000 people visited www.jenkins.io Over 250 000 Read more about Jenkins Infrastructure: Stats, Updates, and AWS sponsorship[…]

Jenkins User Experience Hackfest Documentation Results

Documentation is not glamorous, but it is goodness. — Thomas Otter Jenkins technical documentation is an important part of our project as it is key to using Jenkins well. Good documentation guides users and encourages good implementation choices. It is a crucial part of the user experience. In the recent Jenkins UI/UX hackfest, documentation was Read more about Jenkins User Experience Hackfest Documentation Results[…]

Join us for online UI/UX hackfest on May 25-29!

On behalf of the Jenkins User Experience, Documentation and Advocacy and Outreach special interest groups, we are happy to announce the online UI/UX hackfest on May 25-29! Everyone is welcome to participate, regardless of their Jenkins development experience. The goal is to get together and work on improving Jenkins user experience, including but not limited Read more about Join us for online UI/UX hackfest on May 25-29![…]

Pipeline-Authoring SIG Update

What is the Pipeline-Authoring Special Interest Group This special interest group aims to improve and curate the experience of authoring Jenkins Pipelines. This includes the syntax of `Jenkinsfile`s and shared libraries, code sharing and reuse, testing of Pipelines and shared libraries, IDE integration and other development tools, documentation, best practices, and examples. What Are The Read more about Pipeline-Authoring SIG Update[…]

Announcement: Ansible Contributor Summit Europe

For the past few years we’ve held a conference specifically for contributors at the same time as AnsibleFest. The additional days brought together existing contributors to the open source Ansible code base and those wanting to get involved. It is with great pleasure that we announce a European Contributor Summit will be held in Gothenburg, Read more about Announcement: Ansible Contributor Summit Europe[…]