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Yesterday, Kohsuke announced that the 'jruby' branch of jenkins-core had been merged to master.
This doesn't mean that we're done and that you can go forth and write pure ruby plugins… not by any stretch of the imagination. Instead, what it does mean, is that the Jenkins mainline is much more friendly to runtime analysis of classes with which it is not familiar.
You know that the night is going to be productive whenever @kohsukekawa shows up, and last night was no exception. We talked about problems on the horizon, potential solutions, and then I spent the last half hour ripping a bit of code.
The truth of the matter is that most of the changes that have to be done to Jenkins core have already been made,...
After a one week hiatus, we returned to the weekly hack session on a mission light up the sky with fire!
Charles Lowell, Rasheed Abdul-Aziz, Hiroshi Nakamura
How to manage the different ScriptingContainers inside the Jenkins
renamed the experimental repo where we've been doing all of our development from fog.hpi to the more aptly name [https://github.com/cowboyd/jenkins-ruby-plugins-playground]
started a separate gem for housing...
[Editor's Note: For the past few weeks Jenkins community member Charles Lowell has been working with Kohsuke on adding support for building plugins in Ruby. As part of this effort, Charles has been hosting weekly hack sessions via WebEx]
As always, last night's Ruby Plugins hack session was a pleasure. Below is a quick notation of what items were discussed and/or accomplished followed by next...
Jenkins will be represented at cdCon organized by the Continuous Delivery Foundation.
We will have multiple talks and a Birds of Feather session there.
The Jenkins Contributor Summit brings together current and future contributors to the Jenkins project.
The summit brings together community members to learn, meet, and help shape the future of Jenkins.
Jenkins will be represented at the DevOps World conference.
There will be community and Continuous Delivery Foundation tracks,
and many talks from Jenkins practitioners.