Cédric Champeau demonstrates how Gradle inherits from good practices like what Maven offered, but goes beyond by generalizing the concept and allowing to define conventions.
Hans Dockter discusses how to solve the challenges of standardization, dependency management, multi-language builds, and automatic build infrastructure provisioning.
R Tsang shows how to create a Java-based microservice using Spring Boot, containerize it using Maven plugins and deploy a fleet of microservices and dependent components such as Redis using Kubernetes
Ken Dale demoes building, testing and deploying a project in the cloud using popular services and technologies.
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.