build tools

Philly ETE 2020 – Steve Boak – Designing Workhorse Tools

Check out our YouTube playlist to watch all the talks from Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020. Abstract We’re designing professional tools, so it’s trite to say that our software needs to be fast, powerful, and intuitive. We need to build seamless, integrated experiences for a growing number of tasks and users. As our platforms … Read More

TechCast #54 – Gradle creators Hans Dockter and Adam Murdoch – Part 2

Gradle is an application assembly and build management platform that provides for convention-based build processes like Maven, but also implements a dynamic, groovy-based scripting and plugin system to make it very easy to customize your builds and perform specific steps at any point along the way. My guests today are Hans Docter, who is the … Read More

TechCast #28 – Sonatype’s Jason Van Zyl on Maven, OSGi and Tycho

Today’s show is a recording of the Philly Emerging Tech session by Jason Van Zyl, of Sonatype.  Jason is the creator of Maven, a java build tool that works using a set of conventions and plugins. This talk focuses on the current challenges in building OSGi based modular applications using Maven, and how the Tycho … Read More