Plot

Version: 2.1.8Minimum Jenkins requirement: 2.0ID: plot
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Nigel Daley
Eric Nielsen
Veaceslav Gaidarji

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Description

This plugin provides generic plotting (or graphing) capabilities in Jenkins.

This plugin will plot one or more single values variations across builds in one or more plots. Plots for a particular job (or project) are configured in the job configuration screen, where each field has additional help information. Each plot can have one or more lines (called data series). After each build completes the plots' data series latest values are pulled  from Java properties file(s), CSV file(s), or XML file(s) via an XPath (which you should have generated during the build) somewhere below your workspace. Data for each plot is stored in a CSV file within the job's root project directory.

It can generate various kind of plots, including Area, Bar, Line, Stacked Bar, Waterfall, etc.

Here is an example of the plots generated by this plugin:

plot-example

Configuration

Currently supported parameters

The currently supported parameters are:

  • width (int, default: 750) The width of the plot in pixels.
  • height (int, default: 750) The height of the plot in pixels.
  • rightBuildNum (int, default: 2^38 - 1) The right-most build number on the plot.
  • hasLegend (boolean, default: true) Whether or not the plot has a legend.
  • urlNumBuilds (string, default: 2^38 - 1) Number of builds back to show on this plot from URL.
  • urlTitle (string, default: "") Title of plot from URL.
  • urlStyle (string, default: "") Style of plot from URL.
  • urlUseDescr (boolean, default: false) Use description flag from URL.
  • title (string, default: "") Title of plot.
  • yaxis (string, default: "") Y-axis label.
  • series (list) List of data series.
  • group (string) Group name that this plot belongs to.
  • numBuilds (string, default:"") Number of builds back to show on this plot. An empty string means all builds. Must not be "0".
  • csvFileName (string, default: "$ROOT_DIR/plot-XXXX.csv") The name of the CSV file that persists the plots data. The CSV file is stored in the projects root directory. This is different from the source CSV that can be used as a source for the plot.
  • csvLastModification (long, default: "last modified date") The date of the last change to the CSV file.
  • style (string, default: "line") Style of plot: line, line3d, stackedArea, stackedBar, etc.
  • useDescr (boolean, default: false) Whether or not to use build descriptions as X-axis labels.
  • keepRecords (boolean, default: false) Keep records for builds that were deleted.
  • exclZero (boolean, default: false) Whether or not to exclude zero as default Y-axis value.
  • logarithmic (boolean, default: false) Use a logarithmic Y-axis.
  • yaxisMinimum (string, default: "") Minimum y-axis value.
  • yaxisMaximum (string, default: "") Maximum y-axis value.

For a full list of parameters the best place to view is Plot.java class.

Pipeline job configuration

You can generate the required Scripted Pipeline syntax via the Snippet Generator by choosing the "plot: Plot build data" step.

Below you can find sample configuration which is auto-generated using Snippet Generator.

plot csvFileName: 'plot-8e54e334-ab7b-4c9f-94f7-b9d8965723df.csv', 
        csvSeries: [[
                            file: 'data.csv',
                            exclusionValues: '',
                            displayTableFlag: false,
                            inclusionFlag: 'OFF',
                            url: '']],
        group: 'Plot Group',
        title: 'Plot Title',
        style: 'line',
        exclZero: false,
        keepRecords: false,
        logarithmic: false,
        numBuilds: '',
        useDescr: false,
        yaxis: '',
        yaxisMaximum: '',
        yaxisMinimum: ''
  • csvFileName - autogenerated value, but you might want to change it to something more descriptive for your case.
  • file - source file for plot generation (relative to workspace)

JIRA issues

If you have any proposals/bug reports, please create an issue on Jenkins JIRA.

Changelog

See the Github releases page.

Old release notes

This is a backup of old release notes from wiki.

Version 2.1.1 (Jun 14, 2019)
Version 2.1.0 (Jun 4, 2018)
Version 2.0.5 (May 15, 2018)
  • Update values table CSS style and number formatting (PR-47).
Version 2.0.4 (May 5, 2018)
  • Fix chart style value comparison, STACKED_AREA in particular (JENKINS-50924).
Version 2.0.3 (January 24, 2018)
Version 2.0.2 (January 3, 2018)
  • Fixed ConcurrentModificationException in PlotBuildAction.java (JENKINS-48465)
  • Fixed typo's in help files (JENKINS-48530)
  • Moved plugin description to wiki (JENKINS-48537)
  • Configured Checkstyle and reformatted the project according to the rules
Version 2.0.0 (November 2, 2017)
  • Added support for Pipeline Plugin (JENKINS-35571).
    • 🔴 Note: Might break compatibility if you update from 1.X version. Update carefully! 🔴
Version 1.11 (April 26, 2017)
  • Final Release: includes all PRs and fixes up to now
Version 1.9 (Mar 15, 2015)
Version 1.8 (Sep 28, 2014)
Version 1.7 (Mar 11, 2014)
  • Fixed issues parsing XML files, introduced in version 1.6 (JENKINS-21493).
Version 1.6 (Jan 16, 2014)
Version 1.5 (Jul 10, 2011)
Version 1.4 (Nov 21, 2010)
Version 1.3 (Jul 20, 2010)
  • Configurable graph style for each plot.
  • Read data from XML files (JENKINS-2796).
  • Read data from CSV files (JENKINS-2899).
  • Update code for more recent Hudson.
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