Mark is a member of the Jenkins governing board, a long-time Jenkins user and contributor, a core maintainer, and maintainer of the git plugin, the git client plugin, the platform labeler plugin, the embeddable build status plugin, and several others.
He is one of the authors of the "Improve a plugin" tutorial.
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 will include more significant changes than usual.
This article describes our observations during Windows testing of the Jenkins 2.249.1 release candidate.
Jenkins 2.249.1 is a new long term support release with user interface improvements and changes in Windows support.
It is the first long term support release to drop support for Microsoft.NET framework 2.0.
The end of support for Microsoft.NET framework 2.0 was announced in the Windows Support Updates...
The Jenkins core release automation project has been delivering Jenkins weekly releases since Jenkins 2.232, April 16, 2020.
The Linux repositories that deliver the weekly release were updated with new GPG keys with the release of Jenkins 2.232.
Beginning with Jenkins LTS release 2.235.3, stable repositories will be signed with the same GPG keys that sign the weekly repositories.
Administrators of Linux systems...
Documentation is not glamorous, but it is goodness.
— Thomas Otter
Jenkins technical documentation is an important part of our project as it is key to using Jenkins well.
Good documentation guides users and encourages good implementation choices.
It is a crucial part of the user experience.
In the recent Jenkins UI/UX hackfest, documentation was a specific track to improve the Jenkins user experience.
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 happening via Jenkins online meetups, GitHub...
This is a speaker blogpost for a DevOps World | Jenkins World 2019 talk in Lisbon, Portugal
Come join us at DevOps World | Jenkins World 2019 for "Thinking about Jenkins Security", a talk about securing your Jenkins server.
We’ll review the layers that secure Jenkins and describe techniques that you can use to protect your Jenkins server.
Topics will include:
The secure by...
We’re pleased to announce the formation of the Jenkins Documentation Special Interest Group.
The Docs SIG encourages contributors and external communities to create and review Jenkins documentation.
See the Special Interest Group Overview for more details and plans.
How can I help?
The Jenkins Documentation SIG would love to have your help with:
reviewing and fixing open bug reports
reviewing Jenkins documentation pull requests
reviewing Jenkins X...
FOSDEM 2018 is a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate.
It is an annual event that brings open source contributors from around the world for two days of presentations, discussions, and learning.
Jenkins will be well-represented at FOSDEM 2018.
Happy Hour before FOSDEM
We’ll have a happy hour Friday evening before FOSDEM at Cafe Le Roy d’Espagne.
See the meetup...
This is a guest post by Mark Waite, who maintains
the git plugin,
the git client plugin,
and is a technical evangelist for CloudBees, Inc.
The Jenkins project booth at Jenkins World 2017
will include the "Pull Requests Corner", recruiting new Jenkins contributors.
We think there are many people who will attend the conference without realizing how easy it is
to help the Jenkins project, and how...