Susan Potter describes a toolchain and principles for defining infrastructure in code, versioned with the code, providing repeatable configuration, ephemeral testing and consistent CI/CD environments.
We're all aware that the industry is moving from Object-Orientation toward Functional Programming, but the move may be even deeper than that.
Justin Cormack talks about the Docker unikernels build, ship and run pipelines and how the changes they are seeing lead to unikernels in production.
Steve Smith compares and contrasts different types of Feature Branching and Trunk Based Development, and explains why Continuous Delivery without Continuous Integration is not working.
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.
John Sheehan presents choices – queues, proxies - helping a microservices architecture to stay robust and reliable, along with automation strategies allowing Runscope to deploy code 100 times a day.
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.