Jenkins project congratulates all users and contributors with the New Year! Let’s take a look at some changes this year.



Some stats

In 2017 we had60weekly and13LTS releases with305fixes/enhancements only in the core. Next week Jenkins is going to hit the2.100version, and the core changed greatly since the2.0release in April 2016.Jenkins Securitywas one of the hottest areas this year, there were7security advisoriesfor the core and15- for plugins. For comparison, in 2016 there were only6security releases in total.

There were2605plugin releases, and>215NEW plugins have been hosted in the Update Center. In particular Jenkins ecosystem has greatly expanded into the Cloud space by offering dozens of new plugins (e.g. for Azure and Kubernetes). We also got many new plugins providing integrations with various Development and DevOps tools.

Other subprojects and Jenkins components also got major updates. For example,Jenkins Remotinggot 15 releases with stability improvements.Stapler Frameworkalso got 6 releases.

Keep updating, Jenkins 2 is not only about Pipeline as Code!


今年我们有许多新的Jenkins Area Meetups. Currently there are 77 meetups with more than 20,000 members in total (full map). More than 100 meetups have been organized around the globe.

There were also several Jenkins-focused conferences including the following ones:

What’s next?

Next year we will have traditional contributor meeting atFOSDEMand atJenkins World 2018. If you are interested in Jenkins, stop by at our community booths and join the contributor summits/hackathons. We also want to participate in Google Summer of Code 2018, and currently we arelooking for mentors.

Stay tuned, there is much more to come next year!

About the Author
Oleg Nenashev

Jenkins core maintainer and board member. Oleg started using Hudson for Hardware/Embedded projects in 2008 and became an active Jenkins contributor in 2012. Nowadays he leads several JenkinsSIGs, outreach programs (Google Summer of Code,Hacktoberfest) andJenkins meetupsin Switzerland and Russia. Oleg works forCloudBeesand focuses on key projects in the community.