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on February 9, 2010 at 5:49 AM PST
The Hudson team has launched Continuous Blog, the official Hudson weblog. R. Tyler Ballance introduced the blog in his "Welcome to Continuous Blog!" inaugural message...
The Hudson team has launched Continuous Blog , the official Hudson weblog. R. Tyler Ballance introduced the blog in his Welcome to Continuous Blog! inaugural message:
Hello and welcome to "Continuous Blog", the official Hudson weblog! If you don't mind me saying so, I think its arrival is long overdue. Since Hudson started in November of 2006, there hasn't been a central "voice" for the project. In just a few short years Hudson has grown into a substantial project with hundreds of plugins and thousands of users around the world. Kohsuke 's nice Java-based extensible continuous integration server has grown up into fantastic tool with a great community around it...
The next few entries discuss new translations of Hudson in the Hudson 1.344 release, the 1.344 release , and the hotfix 1.345 release .
The plans for the Continuous Blog are broad. In his welcome post, Tyler says readers can expect to see:
Overviews of the latest releases of Hudson and its plugins, interviews and discussions with the developers who have contributed to Hudson over the years, guest posts by power-users on how Hudson fits into their workflow and much much more (really).
In an email, Tyler told me the blog will also feature Hudson tutorials, spotlights on companies the use Hudson, and articles. In other words, the Continuous Blog is intended to be a centerpiece for the Hudson community, more like a community site, or information center, than simply a collection of blog posts.
Note that you can also follow Hudson on Twitter (@hudsonci ) -- that's actually where I first found that the Continuous Blog was about to happen. Hudson is also on Facebook and ohloh . Ohloh's current estimates for the Hudson project are that the code base has 625,800 lines, contributed by 169 developers, at an equivalent cost of $9,200,000 (US).
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