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GitHub sponsors the Jenkins project

Alexander Brandes
Alexander Brandes
May 25, 2023

The Jenkins project has used GitHub since 2007. GitHub has been our source code hosting and management platform for almost as long as Jenkins has existed. Jenkins core and all its plugins live on GitHub.

GitHub sponsors Jenkins

We are pleased to announce that GitHub sponsors the jenkinsci GitHub organization with enterprise features, such as autolink references.

If you are a Jenkins plugin maintainer, you can now use autolink references to link to Jenkins Jira issues. All you need to do is heading to the "Settings" tab of your GitHub repository and add the following configuration to the "Autolink references" section:

Reference prefix: JENKINS-
Target URL:<num>

We’re deeply grateful to GitHub for their support of open source software and especially for their support of the Jenkins project.

The Jenkins project by numbers

The jenkinsci GitHub organization hosts over 2,600 repositories. These repositories are the home of:

  • 1,000,000+ Lines of Code

  • 130,000+ Pull requests

  • 20,000+ Issues

  • 2,500+ organization members

and countless contributors.

We truly thank GitHub for their sponsorship of the Jenkins project.

About the author

Alexander Brandes

Alexander Brandes

Alexander is a member of the Jenkins governing board, a core maintainer, and release team member, and actively involved in the process of releasing Jenkins weekly and Long-Term-Support builds.
He maintains the Ionicons API plugin and several other plugins.
If he doesn’t work on open source software, Alexander enjoys listening to music and going for a run.