In a nutshell, Jenkins is the leading open source automation server. Built with Java, it provides hundreds of plugins to support building, testing, deploying and automation for virtually any project
Welcome to Jenkins CI, formerly known as "Hudson Labs", a community-driven site for and by the Jenkins CI community.
There's more to be said about Jenkins CI, and this site which we'll get to soon!
- To help advocate the use of Jenkins CI to the larger internet community
- To be a central source for tutorials and helpful information to Jenkins CI users of all skill-levels
- To recognize the numerous contributors to the Jenkins CI project for their efforts
- Provide community-powered infrastructure for maintaining/developing Jenkins CI
## Site Contributors
This is by no means a complete listing of all the wonderful Jenkins CI contributors, but these folks are generally responsible for keeping this site online.
R.Tyler Croy (
Currently the primary editor for the Jenkins CI news site (the successor to "Continuous Blog"), rtyler is not a direct contributor to Hudson via "core" or plugins, he is the "man behind the curtain" for the @jenkinsci twitter account and is the founder/moderator of the
#jenkins channel on the Freenode IRC network. On his personal blog, unethical blogger, rtyler writes about developing with Python, Jenkins CI and occasionally both at the same time.
Andrew Bayer (
Andrew is just some guy, you know?
Kohsuke Kawaguchi (
Kohsuke is the creator of Hudson which has been renamed to Jenkins CI, as well as number of plugins and
libraries around the project.