Ken Kousen introduces Gradle to Android developers and shows how easy it is to integrate into Android projects.
Neil Mitchell introduces the Shake build system. Users of Shake write a Haskell program which makes heavy use of the Shake library, while still allowing the full power of Haskell to be used.
Burin Asavesna shares his team’s experience building applications with PhoneGap Build.
Hans Dockter discusses build systems from a declarative vs. imperative perspective, the importance of a rich execution model and problems with POM, providing examples from Gradle, Maven and Ant.
Rachel Laycock discusses using a polyglot build and deployment infrastructure that makes life easier.
John Penix describes the test automation system and the supporting build system infrastructure used by Google.
Peter Walker discusses and demoes some of Gradle’s features: declarative build, convention over configuration, plugins, multi–project support, partial builds and increments, Ant and Maven integration.
John Stevenson introduces Leiningen 2, a build system for Clojure, explaining how to set it up and how to use it.
Paul Grenyer discusses why and how to create a Walking Skeleton - an implementation of the thinnest possible slice of real functionality that we can automatically build, deploy and test end-to-end.
Baruch Sadogursky demonstrates automated building techniques using Maven/Gradle/Custom scripts and Binary Repository along with common pitfalls that are to be avoided.
Daniel Worthington-Bodart presents ways to reduce the built times by a factor of 10.