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[…]

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+[…]

Accelerate with Jenkins X

Jenkins X uses Capabilities identified by the “Accelerate: The Science Behind Devops” Jenkins X is a reimagined CI/CD implementation for the Cloud which is heavily influence by the State of DevOps reports and more recently the book “Accelerate: The Science Behind Devops” by Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble and Gene Kim Years of gathering data from Read more about Accelerate with Jenkins X[…]

New design, UX and extensibility digest for login page et. al.

This blog post gives an introduction to the new design for the login and signup forms and Jenkins is (re)starting pages introduced in Jenkins 2.128. The first part of the blog post is an introduction to the new design and UX for Jenkins users. The later part is talking about extensibility in a more technical Read more about New design, UX and extensibility digest for login page et. al.[…]

What I learned from the Jenkins & Java 10+ Hackathon

Last week I participated in the Jenkins & Java 10 Online Hackathon. It was my first Jenkins hackathon and I roped in Jonah Graham to do some pair-programming. The hackathon featured JDK Project Jigsaw committers Mandy Chung and Paul Sandoz, as well as Jenkins creator Kohsuke Kawaguchi. It was a great opportunity for me to Read more about What I learned from the Jenkins & Java 10+ Hackathon[…]

Using Jenkins X DevPods for development

I use macOS day to day, and often struggle to keep my devtools up to date. This isn’t any fault of packaging or tools, more just that I get tired of seeing the beachball: The demands on dev machines grow, developers are now working across a more diverse set of technologies than just a JVM Read more about Using Jenkins X DevPods for development[…]

Securing your Jenkins CI/CD Container Pipeline with Anchore (in under 10 minutes)

(adapted from this blog post by Daniel Nurmi) As more and more Jenkins users ship docker containers, it is worth thinking about the security implications of this model, where the variance in software being included by developers has increased dramatically from previous models. Security implications in this context include what makes up the image, but Read more about Securing your Jenkins CI/CD Container Pipeline with Anchore (in under 10 minutes)[…]

Jenkins & Java 10+ Online Hackathon. Day 2 Update

This week we have a Jenkins & Java 10 Online Hackathon. This is an open online event, where we work together on Jenkins core and plugins in order to find and fix compatibility issues, share experiences and have some fun. Everybody is welcome to join, independently of their Jenkins experience and amount of time they Read more about Jenkins & Java 10+ Online Hackathon. Day 2 Update[…]

Running Jenkins with Java 10 and 11 (experimental support)

As you probably know, we will have a Jenkins and Java 10+ online hackathon this week. In order to enable early adopters to try out Jenkins with new Java versions, we have updated Jenkins core and Docker packages. Starting from Jenkins 2.127, weekly releases can be launched with Java 10 and Java 11 (preview). Although Read more about Running Jenkins with Java 10 and 11 (experimental support)[…]