Rundeck 3.0 is on its way. Featuring a full refresh of the UI and a significant upgrade of internal components, this is a big step forward for both the Rundeck open source project and Rundeck Pro. It is exciting enough that we are leaping from 2.x to 3.0 numbering.
While we always received good feedback regarding the utility of the Rundeck web UI, there were some quirks plus some areas where the aesthetics needed improving. The 3.0 release looks to solve those issues while preserving much of the user flow. If you know how to use Rundeck 2.x, then you'll know how to use 3.0.
The UI upgrade was also an opportunity for our new UI team to do foundational work so subsequent releases can go deeper and continue to improve the overall user experience. We are really excited to be in a position where we can invest heavily in both the open-source Rundeck (our core) and Rundeck Pro.
Under the covers, Rundeck 3.0 takes care of component, framework, and architectural upgrades that have been a long time coming. These upgrades will enable significant new features in the coming year. These upgrades will also improve the velocity of our growing development team. The release notes will explain these upgrades, but rest assured that we have worked hard to maintain as much backward compatibility with 2.x configurations as possible. Upgrading should be relatively straight-forward for you.
For a more in-depth look at Rundeck 3.0 check out the discussion from today's Rundeck Office hours: