Romén is a lifelong learner, software engineer and former digital entrepreneur. He lives in the Canary Islands,
from where he currently works as a Training Engineer at CloudBees.
Two months ago I published an introductory article on
the journey of becoming a Jenkins contributor. In that first article, the jenkins.io site was reviewed, learning about
the multiple ways in which we can participate and contribute. Then, a first—basic—contribution I made to the site
repository was described.
Now, in this new article we will be exploring more advanced contributions, committing code to the actual Jenkins core.
As a software engineer, for many years I have used open source software (frameworks, libraries, tools…) in the
different companies I have worked at. However, I had never been able to engage in an open-source project as a
contributor, until now.
Since I made my first—ridiculously simple—commit into Jenkins, six months ago (in September, 2018), I have been
attempting to contribute more to the Jenkins project. However, contributing...
We will work on improving user interface and user documentation, and on sharing user success stories.
Everyone is welcome to participate, regardless of experience.