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[…]

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[…]

Run your Jenkins pipeline without operating a Jenkins instance

My job is to work on a Jenkins pipeline specific to SAP S/4HANA extensions running on SAP Cloud Platform. See the original blog post here. Jenkins is a powerful tool for automation, and we heavily rely on the codified pipeline syntax introduced in Jenkins 2. With regards to operations, we minimized the need for care Read more about Run your Jenkins pipeline without operating a Jenkins instance[…]

Jenkins + Alexa: Say Hello to Voice Controlled CI/CD

This is a guest post by Kesha Williams. Integrating Jenkins with Alexa to launch your pipelines and obtain results about your deployments through voice is easier than you think. Learn how Alexa Champion, Kesha Williams’, latest side project teaches Alexa to deploy code to the cloud. Alexa (named after the ancient library of Alexandria) is Read more about Jenkins + Alexa: Say Hello to Voice Controlled CI/CD[…]

Jenkins User Conference China – Shenzhen Update

On November 3rd, 2018 the Jenkins User Conference China (JUCC) met Jenkins users in Shenzhen which is the most burgeoning city in China. It was the first time to hold JUCC in Shenzhen. We held JUCC along with DevOps International Summit, which is the biggest DevOps event in China. More than 200 attendees gathered at Read more about Jenkins User Conference China – Shenzhen Update[…]

Triggering builds with webhooks behind a secure firewall

In this post I wanted to show how you can run Jenkins behind a firewall (which could be a corporate firewall, a NAT’ed network like you have at home) but still receive webhooks in real time from GitHub.com. You can generalise this to other services too – such as BitBucket or DockerHub, or anything really Read more about Triggering builds with webhooks behind a secure firewall[…]

2018 DevOps|Jenkins Community Survey Now Open

This is a guest post by Brian Dawson on behalf of CloudBees, where he works as a DevOps Evangelist responsible for developing and sharing continuous delivery and DevOps best practices. He also serves as the CloudBees Product Marketing Manager for Jenkins. Take the 5th Annual DevOps and Jenkins Community Survey With DevOps World | Jenkins Read more about 2018 DevOps|Jenkins Community Survey Now Open[…]