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...
2020 is going to be a year of change for me.
By the end of January, I’ll be officially stepping back from Jenkins,
switching my role at CloudBees to an advisor,
and turning attention to my new startup.
The rest of this post is to contextualize this transition, because if you haven’t been working closely with me, this might come across as a surprise.
Jenkins has been an amazing...
Jenkins project congratulates all users and contributors with the New Year!
Let’s take a look at some changes this year.
We celebrated 15 years of Jenkins
We had first ever Governance Board and Officer elections
Jenkins project joined the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF)
We released Java 11 support in Jenkins
Jenkins X has graduated as a Jenkins sub-project and became a new project under umbrella of CDF
In October 2019 we...
The Jenkins community has recently completed the 2019 elections for Board and Officer positions.
The call for nominations concluded on Nov 25 and the election results were announced in the developer mailing list on Nov 28.
On behalf of the Jenkins community, we congratulate all elected board members and officers!
We also thank all contributors who participated this year: all nominees and hundreds of voters.
These are the...
The Jenkins community is conducting the 2019 elections for Board and Officer positions.
The call for nominations has concluded.
We received many nominations.
Based on the people who are willing to accept their nomination and the uncontested officer positions, we will have 3 votes:
A vote to elect 3 board members
A vote to elect the Jenkins security officer
A vote to elect the Jenkins events officer
Each candidate has provided...
This is a repost of the original announcement made by Kohsuke Kawaguchi in the Jenkins Developer mailing list.
Minor changes were applied to reflect the posting date and to provide more links.
Nominations for the 2019 Jenkins Board elections open for three governing board positions and five officer positions, namely: Security, Events, Release, Infrastructure and Documentation.
The terms of office for these positions are:
Officer positions (1 year):...