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Blog Archive for kohsuke during June 2009

A Hudson committer Seiji Sogabe put together a chart that shows the growth of Hudson plugins. He wrote a little program that scrapes the download section of the Hudson java.net project, and determined when the first version of each plugins are released. The blue bar shows the new plugins released in the given month, and the red bar shows the total number of plugins available to that date. While...
Eclipse community did a survey on Java developers, asking various questions. One of the questions they had was what build tool they use, and here you can see the adoption of various CI tools: Among CI tools, Hudson is #1 with 128 votes, followed by Cruise Control with 67 votes. Bamboo is in the 3rd with 19 votes, and the rest is insignificant. So this is another validation that Hudson's...
JavaOne is always such a big week for me (and many of us) that I need a bit of time to unwind before I go back to my regular routine. So this year, I took on a little hobby project. My daughter is 4 year old now, and so I play with her with LEGO all the time. While building random things, I discovered that I enjoy building spheres, mainly because they are easy :-) Then one day while I was...
(Translated from the original article written in Japanese) This article shows how to prepare a Live USB stick that becomes a Hudson slave automatically, by using the Hudson swarm plugin. Ingredients Hardware PC that supports USB boot USB stick (at least 512MB, but depends on the projects to build. I used 8GB) Functioning DCHP server on the network Software Slax ISO image. Slax JDK module jdk-...
The slides are available here.