CloudBees Introduces GUI for Jenkins X
November 20, 2019

CloudBees introduced a graphical user interface (GUI) for Jenkins X.

CloudBees’ announcement comes at a time when the Jenkins X open source project and CloudBees’ support for the project are both gaining momentum at a rapid rate, with contributors and supporting companies hitting all-time highs.

In less than two years, approximately 885 developers have contributed code to the Jenkins X project and there are 176 contributing companies (Source: Continuous Delivery Foundation DevStats, October 2019).

Jenkins X offers automated CI/CD for cloud native applications on Kubernetes. Using Jenkins X, developers can leverage Kubernetes to build and deploy cloud native applications quickly and easily without having to learn the intricacies of Kubernetes and its ecosystem. The Jenkins X project, initiated by CloudBees and other contributors in February 2018, is now part of the Continuous Delivery Foundation.

Jenkins X continues to be enhanced at a rapid pace. CloudBees’ introduction of a new GUI in its CloudBees Jenkins X Distribution gives developers more flexibility and a richer user experience. The existing command line interface (CLI) loved by many developers is still available and continues to be enhanced, but now users have a choice to use the CLI or the new graphical environment, depending on which better suits their workflow. The CloudBees Jenkins X Distribution is a free offering from CloudBees.

“Our goal is to make Jenkins X the most friction-free environment for developers looking to use Kubernetes in an opinionated, automated way,” said Mo Plassnig, VP of Cloud, CloudBees. “Offering a richer, more intuitive GUI is just the start. Contributors throughout CloudBees and the Continuous Delivery Foundation ecosystem are hard at work creating more improvements – everything from log handling to environment promotions to onboarding of workflows.”

“The numbers show that our vision for Jenkins X was right on target,” said James Strachan, a Distinguished Engineer at CloudBees and one of the founders of Jenkins X. “As more organizations embrace DevOps, the need for a CI/CD solution that leverages the power of Kubernetes with the rich capabilities and straight-forward convenience of Jenkins X has continued to grow.”

Share this

Industry News

September 17, 2020

env0, a developer of Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) management software, announced the availability of its new open source solution for Terraform users, Terratag.

September 17, 2020

Push Technology announced a partnership with Innova Solutions, an ACS Solutions company, specializing in global information technology services.

September 17, 2020

Alcide achieved the AWS Outposts Ready designation, part of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Service Ready Program.

September 16, 2020

Portshift announced serverless container security support for AWS Fargate.

September 16, 2020

Sonatype and NeuVector announced a new integration that provides a comprehensive view of all Kubernetes and Container open source risk in one place.

September 16, 2020

Pure Storage entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Portworx, a Kubernetes data services platform enterprises trust to run mission-critical applications in containers in production.

September 15, 2020

OutSystems announced a series of new tools and capabilities that will empower organizations of all sizes to build applications quickly, build them right, and build them for the future.

September 15, 2020

VMware unveiled new offerings to help customers further accelerate their app and infrastructure modernization initiatives. VMware vSphere 7 Update 1, VMware vSAN 7 Update 1 and VMware Cloud Foundation 4.1 product releases streamline customer adoption of Kubernetes and support stateful applications with new developer-ready capabilities and enhance scalability and operations with new features.

September 15, 2020

Oracle announced the general availability of Java 15 (Oracle JDK 15).

September 14, 2020

Actifio announced a global alliance with Persistent Systems, a global solutions company with deep technology expertise, to help enterprises with data stack modernization and acceleration of digital transformation initiatives.

September 14, 2020

Perforce Software announced the release of the Helix TeamHub Command-Line Client (hth-cli).

September 14, 2020

StackRox secured an additional $26.5 million in funding.

September 10, 2020

JourneyApps announced the official launch of its OXIDE Integrated Development Environment (IDE) which ushers in a new paradigm of building, deploying and managing secure and powerful business applications.

September 10, 2020

Solo.io announced the WebAssembly OCI Image Specification, which defines a standard format for bundling and storing a Wasm module and its metadata as an OCI (Open Container Initiative) image in order to facilitate interoperability across different solutions.

September 10, 2020

Flexential announced new dedicated Hosted Private Cloud - vCenter Access capabilities that enable organizations to use industry-leading third-party tools to manage workloads and data protection requirements on a single, consolidated cloud platform.