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[…]

Validating JCasC configuration files using Visual Studio Code

Configuration-as-code plugin Problem Statement: Convert the existing schema validation workflow from the current scripting language in the Jenkins Configuration as Code Plugin to a Java based rewrite thereby enhancing its readablity and testability supported by a testing framework for the same. Enhance developer experience by developing a VSCode Plugin to facilitate autocompletion and validation which Read more about Validating JCasC configuration files using Visual Studio Code[…]

Trip to DevOps World | Jenkins World

I had the privilege of being invited to DevOps World | Jenkins World 2019 for presenting the work I did during Google Summer of Code 2019. What follows is a day-by-day summary of an amazing trip to the conference. Day 0: December 1, 2019 I am an undergraduate student from New Delhi, India and had Read more about Trip to DevOps World | Jenkins World[…]

Google Summer of Code 2019 Report

Google Summer of Code is much more than a summer internship program, it is a year-round effort for the organization and some community members. Now, after the DevOps World | Jenkins World conference in Lisbon and final retrospective meetings, we can say that GSoC 2019 is officially over. We would like to start by thanking Read more about Google Summer of Code 2019 Report[…]