Breaking the Bias – Women at AWS Developer Relations

Today for International Women’s Day we’re joined by a special guest writer, Rashmi Nambiar. She’s here to share her conversations with a few other members of the AWS Developer Relations team, talking about their work and experience as women in tech. Enjoy! – The AWS News Blog Team When I was contemplating joining AWS, many Read more about Breaking the Bias – Women at AWS Developer Relations[…]

Jenkins GSoC 2022: The Return of Students as Mentors

Since 2005, the Google Summer of Code program has connected 18,000+ new open source contributors from 112 countries with 17,000+ mentors from 118 countries. Google Summer of Code has produced over 40 million lines of code for 746 open source organizations. The Jenkins project has been a mentoring organization for five years, successfully mentored 27 Read more about Jenkins GSoC 2022: The Return of Students as Mentors[…]

Why can’t I install the latest plugin on my Jenkins LTS?

I regularly go, as all Jenkins admin do, to my system’s Plugin Management page to see what plugins can be upgraded. Although I am running the latest LTS version, I can’t update some key plugins (for example the JUnit plugin). This is even more intriguing as some are part of the plugins installed by default Read more about Why can’t I install the latest plugin on my Jenkins LTS?[…]

Google Summer of Code 2022 call for Project Ideas and Mentors

Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a global, online mentoring program focused on introducing new contributors to open source software development. GSoC contributors work on a 12+ week programming project with the guidance of mentors from their open source organization. During GSoC, participating contributors are paired with mentors from open source organizations, gaining exposure to Read more about Google Summer of Code 2022 call for Project Ideas and Mentors[…]

Interview of Duchess contributors for hacktoberfest 2021 on Jenkins

This year, the Duchess community embraced a new challenge: working on women’s presence in Open Source while participating in Jenkins during the Hacktoberfest, a yearly event. Huge congrats to all the contributors! 🥳 Note: This blog is a translation, the source blog post is located here https://www.duchess-france.org/duchess-hacktoberfest-2021/ Anne-Laure Gaillard Interview Hello Anne-Laure, can you introduce Read more about Interview of Duchess contributors for hacktoberfest 2021 on Jenkins[…]

Guava library upgrade (breaking changes!)

Summary Jenkins bundles Guava, a core Java library from Google. Beginning with Jenkins 2.320 (released on November 10, 2021), Jenkins has upgraded the Guava library from 11.0.1 (released on January 9, 2012) to 31.0.1 (released on September 27, 2021). Plugins have already been prepared to support the new version of Guava in JEP-233. Use the Read more about Guava library upgrade (breaking changes!)[…]

What’s new in Ansible Automation Platform 2: automation content navigator

With the introduction of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2, several new key components are being introduced as a part of the overall developer experience. This includes automation execution environments, introduced to provide predictable environments during automation runtime. All collection dependencies are contained within the execution environment to make sure that automation created in development Read more about What’s new in Ansible Automation Platform 2: automation content navigator[…]

Apache Commons Digester library removal (breaking changes!)

Keeping up with our goal to clean up some of the technical debt inside Jenkins Core and reduce the maintenance overheads, we are happy to report we were able to remove a long-deprecated Apache Commons Digester library. Jenkins Core does not depend anymore on Apache Commons Digester v.2.1, a version that has been released in Read more about Apache Commons Digester library removal (breaking changes!)[…]

Migrating to Ansible Collections (Webinar Q&A)

Sean Cavanaugh, Anshul Behl and I recently hosted a webinar entitled “Migrating to Ansible Collections” (link to YouTube on-demand webinar replay and link to PDF slides download). This webinar was focused on enabling the Ansible Playbook writers, looking to move to the wonderful world of Ansible Collections in existing Ansible 2.9 environments and beyond.   Read more about Migrating to Ansible Collections (Webinar Q&A)[…]