Hacktoberfest Preptember

Once again, Hacktoberfest is back! During this October event, everyone can celebrate and support open-source by contributing changes and can earn limited edition swag. September is the perfect time to prepare for Hacktoberfest. Get a jump start by finding projects to contribute to, adding “Hacktoberfest” tag to your projects, or familiarizing yourself with Git. The Read more about Hacktoberfest Preptember[…]

Expanding Open Source in Africa

Open source software has changed software development. Companies readily use open source as a key part of their software development and delivery. Open source operating systems dominate cloud computing operating systems. Open source JavaScript libraries and frameworks like Angular, Vue.js, and React are key components in web applications. Open source Java libraries and frameworks like Read more about Expanding Open Source in Africa[…]

She Code Africa Contributhon 2022!

The She Code Africa Contributhon started April 5, 2022. The She Code Africa Contributhon is a boot camp where African women are paid to work with open source organizations on selected projects with dedicated mentors. This program aims to create a more diverse, inclusive, and innovative culture within the African open source ecosystem by matching Read more about She Code Africa Contributhon 2022![…]

Jenkins in Hacktoberfest 2021

Hacktoberfest 2021 made great contributions to the Jenkins project. We thank all the Hacktoberfest contributors and the maintainers who reviewed the submitted pull requests. We received contributions in artwork, translation, documentation, security, and general purpose improvements. The contributions included software improvements, documentation updates, and video tutorials. Translations and Artwork Duchess France provided significant improvements to Read more about Jenkins in Hacktoberfest 2021[…]

Welcome the SheCodeAfrica Contributhon participants!

The SheCodeAfrica Contributhon started April 1, 2021. The SheCodeAfrica Contributhon is a boot camp where African women are paid to work with open source organizations on selected projects with dedicated mentors. This program aims to create a more diverse, inclusive, and innovative culture within the African open source ecosystem by matching African women in technology Read more about Welcome the SheCodeAfrica Contributhon participants![…]

UI/UX Hackfest: Jenkins User Interface track highlights

In this article, I would like to share some highlights from the User Interface track of the Jenkins UI/UX Hackfest we held on May 25..29. This blog post has been slightly delayed by the infrastructure issues we had in the project, but, as for improving the Jenkins UI, it is better late than never. Key Read more about UI/UX Hackfest: Jenkins User Interface track highlights[…]

Join us for online UI/UX hackfest on May 25-29!

On behalf of the Jenkins User Experience, Documentation and Advocacy and Outreach special interest groups, we are happy to announce the online UI/UX hackfest on May 25-29! Everyone is welcome to participate, regardless of their Jenkins development experience. The goal is to get together and work on improving Jenkins user experience, including but not limited Read more about Join us for online UI/UX hackfest on May 25-29![…]

Call for User Stories – Jenkins is the Way

One of the things we loved about going to developer conferences was meeting Jenkins users — newbies and old-timers alike — who are excited to talk about their projects and share tips on how to move forward using Jenkins. Since the coronavirus pandemic, we’re learning to rely more on new ways to gather, and it’s Read more about Call for User Stories – Jenkins is the Way[…]

Hacktoberfest 2019. Contribute to Jenkins!

Once again, Hacktoberfest is back! During this October event, everyone can support open-source by contributing changes, and can earn limited edition swag. We invite you to contribute to Jenkins, regardless of your experience and background. You can write code, improve documentation and design, localize Jenkins or create new artwork. Any GitHub pull request counts! Quick Read more about Hacktoberfest 2019. Contribute to Jenkins![…]