Jenkins Webhook with Parameters

Send parameters through a Git webhook to Jenkins

Background Someone asked me over the weekend how to trigger a build in Jenkins through a Git webhook and send parameters to the build at the same time. I don’t know why anyone would pass parameters like that (from SCM as opposed to a script), but since I’ve already spent the time figuring out how to do it, here it is. In this article, I’ll go over the steps taken by the person who asked for help and then talk about where their assumptions went wrong and how to actually achieve what they wanted. [Read More]
api  ci-cd  git  gogs  jenkins 

MS Github

What's Github, after all?

Welcome to MS Github On June 4th 2018, Microsoft publicly announced it was buying Github, which took many, myself included, by storm. While the acquisition angered lots of FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) enthusiasts due to the historical shadiness of Microsoft’s business practices, to me it only reinforced a few, annoying things that I had already been observing in the open source community and in software development as a whole. [Read More]