Ansible Community Update — February 2019

Ansible is a popular project by many metrics, including over 42,000 commits on GitHub. Our community contributes a lot of pull requests (PRs) every month. Unfortunately, the volume of incoming PRs means contributors often have to wait days, weeks, or months for PRs to be merged. Sometimes it takes that long for a cursory review. Read more about Ansible Community Update — February 2019[…]

Webinar: “How to Make Your Mark: Ansible Community Contributions”

On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 9:30 AM EST, we will be hosting a webinar, How to Make Your Mark: Ansible Community Contributions. This webinar is tailored for everyone in the Ansible community. Whether you’re a brand new member of the Ansible community or a full-fledged Red Hat Ansible Tower customer, contributing to the Ansible projects Read more about Webinar: “How to Make Your Mark: Ansible Community Contributions”[…]

Google Summer of Code 2019. Call for Project ideas and Mentors

Google Summer of Code is as program where students are paid a stipend by Google to work on a free open source project like Jenkins, at full-time for four months (May to August). Mentors get actively involved with students starting at the end of February when students start to apply (see the timeline). We are Read more about Google Summer of Code 2019. Call for Project ideas and Mentors[…]

Java 11 Support Preview is available in Jenkins 2.155+

This is a joint blogpost prepared by the Java 11 Support Team. On Dec 18 (4PM UTC) we will be also presenting the Java 11 Preview Support at the Jenkins Online Meetup (link) Jenkins, one of the leading open-source automation servers, still supports only Java 8. On September 25 OpenJDK 11 was released. This is Read more about Java 11 Support Preview is available in Jenkins 2.155+[…]

Outreachy internships to add audit logging support to Jenkins

This year marks the first time the Jenkins project is participating in Outreachy. Outreachy is a program similar to Google Summer of Code (GSoC) where interns work on open source projects for a paid stipend. The key difference is that Outreachy reaches out to underrepresented groups and those who face systemic bias or discrimination in Read more about Outreachy internships to add audit logging support to Jenkins[…]

Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit 2018

This year, the Jenkins organization participated in the Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit at the Google office in Sunnyvale on Oct 12, 13 and 14, 2018. The GSoC Mentor Summit is where mentors of all organizations participating in the GSoC program are invited each year to learn and network with mentors from other organization, Read more about Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit 2018[…]

What to Expect at the Jenkins Contributor Summit

The Jenkins Contributor summit is where the current and future contributors of the Jenkins project get together. This summit will be on Tuesday, October 23rd 2018 in Nice, France just before Jenkins World. What should those planning on joining expect at the event? Earlier this year in September we had a contributor summit in San Read more about What to Expect at the Jenkins Contributor Summit[…]