2019 Jenkins Board and Officer Elections Update

The Jenkins community is conducting the 2019 elections for Board and Officer positions. The call for nominations has concluded. We received many nominations. Based on the people who are willing to accept their nomination and the uncontested officer positions, we will have 3 votes: A vote to elect 3 board members A vote to elect Read more about 2019 Jenkins Board and Officer Elections Update[…]

Google Summer of Code Mentor and Org Admin Perspective

I was fortunate enough to participate in the Google Summer of Code 2019 as a mentor and org admin. This was great and I wanted to share in hopes of encouraging more people to join. You can learn more about the Google Summer of Code here: https://jenkins.io/projects/gsoc/ Community Bonding The first phase of the project Read more about Google Summer of Code Mentor and Org Admin Perspective[…]

JCasC Community Bridge Dev Tools – Phase 1

Community Bridge Introduction Community Bridge is an initiative by the Linux Foundation to accelerate the adoption, innovation and sustainability of open source projects. I came across this initiative in a blog post. I had been contributing to Jenkins at the time and decided to have a chat with Oleg Nenashev and Tracy Miranda regarding the Read more about JCasC Community Bridge Dev Tools – Phase 1[…]

Hacktoberfest 2019. Contribute to Jenkins!

Once again, Hacktoberfest is back! During this October event, everyone can support open-source by contributing changes, and can earn limited edition swag. We invite you to contribute to Jenkins, regardless of your experience and background. You can write code, improve documentation and design, localize Jenkins or create new artwork. Any GitHub pull request counts! Quick Read more about Hacktoberfest 2019. Contribute to Jenkins![…]

Audit Log Plugin for Jenkins Releases 1.0

Thanks to our Outreachy interns over the past year, I’m proud to announce the initial release of the Audit Log plugin for Jenkins. This plugin is the first major project completed related to Outreachy, and I’d like to give a brief overview of the functionality that was developed for this release. The primary goal of Read more about Audit Log Plugin for Jenkins Releases 1.0[…]

2019 Jenkins Board and Officer elections. Nominations are open!

This is a repost of the original announcement made by Kohsuke Kawaguchi in the Jenkins Developer mailing list. Minor changes were applied to reflect the posting date and to provide more links. Nominations for the 2019 Jenkins Board elections open for three governing board positions and five officer positions, namely: Security, Events, Release, Infrastructure and Read more about 2019 Jenkins Board and Officer elections. Nominations are open![…]

My DevOps World – Jenkins World 2019 Experience

Last week I had the privilege of attending DevOps World – Jenkins World in San Francisco to present my Google Summer of Code project for plugin management. It was an amazing experience getting to meet people from all over world who are trying to make the development and release process easier and more efficient. I Read more about My DevOps World – Jenkins World 2019 Experience[…]

Thoughts on Restructuring the Ansible Project

Ansible became popular largely because we adopted some key principles early, and stuck to them. The first key principle was simplicity: simple to install, simple to use, simple to find documentation and examples, simple to write playbooks, and simple to make contributions. The second key principle was modularity: Ansible functionality could be easily extended by Read more about Thoughts on Restructuring the Ansible Project[…]

Becoming a Jenkins contributor: Newbie-friendly tickets

Two months ago I published an introductory article on the journey of becoming a Jenkins contributor. In that first article, the jenkins.io site was reviewed, learning about the multiple ways in which we can participate and contribute. Then, a first—​basic—​contribution I made to the site repository was described. Now, in this new article we will Read more about Becoming a Jenkins contributor: Newbie-friendly tickets[…]