Jenkins Windows Services: YAML Configuration Support – GSoC Project Results

Hello, world! GSoC 2020 Phase 3 has ended now and it was a great period for thw Jenkins Windows Services – YAML Configuration Support project. In this blog post, I will announce the updates during the GSoC 2020 – Phase 2 and Phase 3. If you are not already aware of this project, I would Read more about Jenkins Windows Services: YAML Configuration Support – GSoC Project Results[…]

Windows Service Wrapper : YAML Configuration Support – GSoC Phase – 01 Updates

Hello all, I am Buddhika Chathuranga from Sri Lanka and I am a final year undergraduate at the Faculty of IT, University of Moratuwa. I am participating in GSoC 2020 with Jenkins. I am working on the Windows Service Wrapper Project. So the Coding Phase 01 of GSoC 2020 is now over and this blog Read more about Windows Service Wrapper : YAML Configuration Support – GSoC Phase – 01 Updates[…]

Introducing the Azure Key Vault Credentials Provider for Jenkins

Azure Key Vault is a product for securely managing keys, secrets and certificates. I’m happy to announce two new features in the Azure Key Vault plugin: a credential provider to tightly link Jenkins and Azure Key Vault. huge thanks to Jie Shen for contributing this integration with the configuration-as-code plugin. These changes were released in Read more about Introducing the Azure Key Vault Credentials Provider for Jenkins[…]

Google Summer of Code 2019 Report

Google Summer of Code is much more than a summer internship program, it is a year-round effort for the organization and some community members. Now, after the DevOps World | Jenkins World conference in Lisbon and final retrospective meetings, we can say that GSoC 2019 is officially over. We would like to start by thanking Read more about Google Summer of Code 2019 Report[…]

Jenkins Health Advisor by CloudBees is out!

Managing any software presents its own unique challenges. Jenkins Masters are no exception. For example, How do you keep a finger on the pulse of everything going on in your Jenkins environment? Are you looking at every new defect opened in the issue tracker? How do you make sure that your master or agents don’t Read more about Jenkins Health Advisor by CloudBees is out![…]

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[…]

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[…]