Jenkins Contributor Awards – Nominations Open

This year, the Jenkins Contributor Awards will be run by the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF) along with many other CDF Community Awards. The nominations are currently open and are being accepted using GitHub issues to make the process more transparent. Any contributor is eligible this time around! The deadline to nominate someone is April 30, Read more about Jenkins Contributor Awards – Nominations Open[…]

New eBook: Build, deploy, and automate great stuff with Jenkins

In April of last year, we launched a new Jenkins community website called JenkinsIsTheWay. The Jenkins Is The Way site has collected the experiences of Jenkins users around the world as they develop software and create solutions. They are charting new paths, discovering new opportunities, and overcoming challenges. That’s what makes Jenkins Is The Way Read more about New eBook: Build, deploy, and automate great stuff with Jenkins[…]

Google Summer of Code 2020 summary

With the mentor summit and the project retrospectives finished in October, now we can call Google Summer of Code 2020 officially over in the Jenkins community. On behalf of the Jenkins org team, we would like to thank all participants: students, mentors, applicants, and dozens of other contributors who participated in the project this year. Read more about Google Summer of Code 2020 summary[…]

Jira upgrade for the Jenkins project

The Jenkins project has used Jira to track issues for many years. Jenkins core, Jenkins modules, Jenkins infrastructure, and many Jenkins plugins manage their issue reports with our Jira server. Jira helps the Jenkins project manage issues and tasks related to over 250 000 Jenkins installations. It tracks bugs, enhancement requests, tasks, and security issues. It Read more about Jira upgrade for the Jenkins project[…]

Jenkins 2.264+: Major changes in the weekly release line

Recently we have selected Jenkins 2.263 as a new baseline for the LTS release line, with ETA in December 2020. It allows delivering significant and in some cases breaking changes which have been previously on hold. Beginning with the Jenkins 2.264 release on October 27, 2020, we’ve entered a period where the Jenkins weekly releases Read more about Jenkins 2.264+: Major changes in the weekly release line[…]

Spring and XStream updates (breaking changes!)

Cleaning up technical debt is a perennial topic among Jenkins core developers, and one of the most visible issues is the use of obsolete and/or forked third-party libraries. In a world where Dependabot is offering updates to libraries released just hours before, it is unpleasant to be working with dependencies that are many years old. Read more about Spring and XStream updates (breaking changes!)[…]

First results from using GitHub CodeQL to discover security vulnerabilities in Jenkins plugins

A little over a month ago, GitHub announced the general availability of its code scanning solution. It’s based on CodeQL, which makes it pretty easy to write queries for it and run them using the CodeQL GitHub action, CodeQL command line tools, or on lgtm.com. Many of the security vulnerabilities discovered in Jenkins plugins are Read more about First results from using GitHub CodeQL to discover security vulnerabilities in Jenkins plugins[…]

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[…]