In 2016, the Jenkins community decided to start removing offensive terminology within the project.
The "slave" term was deprecated in Jenkins 2.0 and replaced by the "agent" term.
Other terminology was slated for review after the cleanup of the "slave" term which was considered as most problematic one.
In 2017, the project began tracking areas for correction.
Work has been done on renaming the SSH build agent plugin...
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.
We received many improvements from experienced...
This event is over, thanks a lot to all contributors!
Please the event page for results.
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...
In September 2019 we announced
support of GitHub as a source of documentation for the Jenkins Plugin Site.
Thanks to Zbynek Konecny and Olivier Vernin and other contributors,
now it is possible to store plugin documentation right inside plugin repositories instead of Jenkins Wiki which was historically difficult to maintain for plugin maintainers and for the Jenkins infrastructure team.
This blogpost may be interesting to plugin maintainers and...
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 documentation pull requests