The journey of becoming a Jenkins contributor: Introduction

As a software engineer, for many years I have used open source software (frameworks, libraries, tools…​) in the different companies I have worked at. However, I had never been able to engage in an open-source project as a contributor, until now. Since I made my first—​ridiculously simple—​commit into Jenkins, six months ago (in September, 2018), Read more about The journey of becoming a Jenkins contributor: Introduction[…]

Jenkins is joining the Continuous Delivery Foundation

Today Linux Foundation, along with CloudBees, Google, and a number of other companies, launched a new open-source software foundation called Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF.) The CDF believes in the power of Continuous Delivery, and it aims to foster and sustain the ecosystem of open-source, vendor neutral projects. Jenkins contributors have decided that our project should Read more about Jenkins is joining the Continuous Delivery Foundation[…]

Let’s celebrate Java 11 Support on Jenkins

This is a joint blog post prepared by the Java 11 Support Team: Adrien Lecharpentier, Ashton Treadway, Baptiste Mathus, Jenn Briden, Kevin Earls, María Isabel Vilacides, Mark Waite, Ramón León and Oleg Nenashev. We have worked hard for this and it’s now here. We are thrilled to announce full support for Java 11 in Jenkins Read more about Let’s celebrate Java 11 Support on Jenkins[…]

Jenkins is accepted to Google Summer Of Code 2019!

On behalf of the Jenkins GSoC org team, I am happy to announce that the Jenkins project has been accepted to Google Summer of Code 2019. This year we invite students and mentors to join the Jenkins community and work together on enhancing the Jenkins ecosystem. Just to provide some numbers, this is the biggest Read more about Jenkins is accepted to Google Summer Of Code 2019![…]

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[…]