Documentation office hours - September 1, 2022

2022-09-01T17:00:00Z

Attendees

  • Kevin Martens
  • Vihaan Thora
  • Mark Waite
  • Bruno Verachten
  • Zbynek Konecny

Agenda

  • Action Items

    • Mark - Archive docs mailing list, switch to community.jenkins.io for Docs SIG
    • Upcoming blog posts that Mark owes to the organization
      • Award winners from cdCon
        • Darin Pope named CDF Continuous Enthusiast of 2022
        • Basil Crow named Jenkins Top Contributor
        • Wadeck Follonier Security MVP (Most Valuable Player)
        • Oleg Nenashev named CDF Top Documentor
      • Jenkins Contributor Summit summary
  • Google Summer of Code - Vihaan Thora

  • Jenkins 2.361.1 blog post, changelog & upgrade guide

    • Fatih Digermenci has asked for a blog post that they can share on the Continuous Delivery Foundation blog.
      • Kevin is working on the blog post, will share once it is submitted as a PR
      • Fatih wants a higher level post
      • Evolution of Jenkins across multiple years of development
    • September LTS baseline will require Java 11
      • Supports Java 17
    • Upgrade guide and changelog open for review/ready for merge
  • Jenkins community blog posts regarding DevOps world 2022

  • Search improvements for www.jenkins.io

    • Some searches on www.jenkins.io have very poor results
      • Search for “upgrade” , don’t find the upgrade guides
    • Our use of Docusearch by Algolia needs to upgrade from the legacy scraper
      • Need some time to follow their directions, reconfigure the site to use new format
      • Any way to evaluate the change from legacy scraper to new system
        • Valid question
      • Mark to create a jenkins.io issue for this upgrade
  • Commercial support page proposal

    • Prototype shown by Gavin
    • Update support page to provide better content/direct contact to support
    • Mark submitted an additional data item for another vendor
    • Need more data from vendors for the prototype
      • May want to ask the Outreach SIG to contact potential vendors
    • Discuss further adding cloud providers to the commercial vendors
      • They are not commercial support vendors, but are commercial vendors
      • Raise the question to the community forum, discuss there