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.
Carl Quinn presents the build and deployment architecture used by Neflix in order to provide content out of Amazon AWS.
Ryan Slobojan presents Code2Cloud used to automatically set up a number of tools useful for development and deployment: Hudson, Git, task repository, wiki, Cloud Foundry Deployment Services and Maven.
Kohsuke Kawaguchi discusses the future of Continuous Integration and Jenkins as they will be influenced by virtualization, cloud computing, DVCS and analysis software.
Ashish Kumar presents how Google manages to keep the source code of all its projects, over 2000, in a single code trunk containing hundreds of millions of code lines, with more than 5,000 developers accessing the same repository.
Rolf Russell & Andy Duncan discuss how to have rapid and reliable releases from the perspective of build, release, and devops, considering the relationship between the teams involved, the metrics needed to measure the performance achieved, the required skills, and the need to remove waste and bottlenecks.
Dan North discusses an example of rearchitecting an application without rewriting it from scratch, and explains general strategies for a holistic rearchitecture such as changing the team culture, removing obsolete technologies, allowing mistakes to be made (and learned from), transitional architectures, introducing bounded contexts, refactoring and emergent simplicity, and rotating through roles.
In this presentation from QCon San Francisco 2007, Charles Nutter discusses the Ruby and JRuby featureset, the JRuby compiler, calling Java from JRuby and vice versa, programming Swing with JRuby, JRuby web applications, JRuby on Rails, persistence, build automation, Test-Driven Development and Behaviour-Driven Development.