back to article The creator of Jenkins has gone native in a cloudy DevOps world

Jenkins, er, DevOps World kicked off in Nice this week as CloudBees took to the stage in front of 800 fans of the pipeline to show off some of the toys available to lucky devs. Kohsuke Kawaguchi, creator of the Jenkins automation server and chief technology officer of CloudBees, launched into a run-through of what he described …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Jenkins was a bad idea from the beginning

    Especially because the only way to extend if was through plug-ins. Not surprisingly, later he modified the paradigm to become less "point-and-click" and more "programmable".

    We were a few years ago in a strange situation where Windows developers were using CruiseControl.NET and were editing XML files in a text editor (and with some effort it was possible to write a lot of reusable pieces), while Linux developers were using Hudson (later renamed Jenkins...) and doing everything in a GUI with a mouse. with very little freedom.

    From reasons I cannot fully understand, Jenkins became fashionable and now you have to use it...

  2. phuzz Silver badge


    Full house! I got all the buzzwords!

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