GSoC 2023: how to get prepared

We are happy to see a lot of questions on how to prepare efficiently to submit a powerful project submission. This is key to be selected and participate in the coming Google Summer of Code (GSoC). This blog post is addressed to those who ask these questions. First of all, welcome to the Jenkins Community! Read more about GSoC 2023: how to get prepared[…]

Google Summer of Code 2023 Call for Project Ideas and Mentors

Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a global, online mentoring program focused on introducing students and new contributors to open source software development. GSoC contributors work on a 10-22 weeks 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 Read more about Google Summer of Code 2023 Call for Project Ideas and Mentors[…]

Jenkins In Google Summer of Code 2022

The Jenkins project participated in Google Summer of Code 2022. Congratulations to all participants and we thank all participants for their contributions. Now that the event is over, this page contains an archive of the 2022 specific information. Projects All four projects have been successfully completed in 2022. You can find the project information on Read more about Jenkins In Google Summer of Code 2022[…]

Pipeline Steps Documentation Generator Improvements

About Pipeline Steps Documentation Generator Improvements is a project under Google Summer of Code 2022, and this project aims to improve the steps documentation generated for Pipeline jobs, which is used by thousands of Pipeline developers worldwide. Some initial parts of the project involved changes to the UI of the website. I spent most of Read more about Pipeline Steps Documentation Generator Improvements[…]

Plugin Health Scoring System

The goal of this blog is to showcase the work done during the Google Summer of Code 2022 coding phases. For a detailed description of the project, please see the project page. Overview About Project Phase 1 Phase 2 Next Steps Acknowledgments Useful Links About Project Plugin maintenance is an extremely important phase of a Read more about Plugin Health Scoring System[…]

A near Feature-complete version of Jenkinsfile Runner Actions as GitHub Actions

Abstract Jenkinsfile Runner Action for GitHub Actions aims at providing customized environments and useful GitHub Actions for the users. Therefore, users can execute the Jenkins pipeline in the GitHub Actions runners. It enables running Jenkins pipelines in a Function-as-a-Service context. Users can customize their environment by setting up base images, configuring the Jenkins Configuration-as-Code plugin, Read more about A near Feature-complete version of Jenkinsfile Runner Actions as GitHub Actions[…]

Let the (GSoC) coding start !

The GSoC community bonding period just finished. The four Jenkins GSoC projects are now ready. Contact between contributors and mentors is established. Regular communication channels are setup (weekly project meetings and dedicated chat). Links to the project plans and plannings drafts are published on the project pages. Next step, the actual coding! Together with their Read more about Let the (GSoC) coding start ![…]

Welcome Google Summer of Code 2022 Contributors!

On behalf of the Jenkins GSoC team and mentors, We would like to welcome Dheeraj Singh Jodha, Yiming Gong, Hrushikesh Rao, and Vihaan Thora. They will be working on Google Summer of Code projects in the Jenkins organization, and they have already done some contributions. This year we have the following projects: Plugin Health Scoring Read more about Welcome Google Summer of Code 2022 Contributors![…]

Google Summer of Code 2022… Here We Come!

We are thrilled to announce that Jenkins has been accepted to Google Summer of Code 2022! This will be Jenkins’ sixth year as a mentoring organization. Congratulations to all 682 accepted open source participating organizations! For the past 5 years as a mentoring organization, Jenkins boasts mentorship of 27 GSoC students by 80+ mentors, that’s Read more about Google Summer of Code 2022… Here We Come![…]

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[…]