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Too Many Scripts Can Kill Your Continuous Delivery

by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Jun 19, 2018

Avantika Mathur spoke at Continuous Lifecycle London last month on the costs associated with an ever increasing number of scripts in a Continuous Delivery pipeline. Besides the cost of maintaining the scripts, the lack of visibility and auditability on exactly what activities are being carried out before deploying a change to production is another major cost not many organizations are aware of.

.NET Follow 423 Followers

Scripting in F# Using Fake and Paket

by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 12, 2016

Scripting in F# is usually done using .fsx files and F# Interactive (Fsi). For scripts that will be reused, Paket and Fake bring several features to handle different uses cases. Fake can be used to structure complex scripts, while Paket brings dependency management.

Culture & Methods Follow 801 Followers

How Database Administration Fits into DevOps

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Jan 28, 2016 5

InfoQ interviewed Dan North about the activities that are performed by database administrators and how they are related to those done by developers and by operations, how database administration is usually organized, how the database fits into DevOps or Continuous Delivery, and what he expects that the future will bring for database administration when organizations adopt DevOps.


Major release for L20n, Mozilla's Localisation Framework

by James Chesters Follow 2 Followers on  Jan 13, 2015

Mozilla has released version 1.0 of L20n, an open source, localisation-specific scripting language.


CShell Brings a REPL to C#

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  May 21, 2014 2

One of the attractions dynamic languages possess is the ability to easily support a REPL for quick code experimentation. The open source CShell project brings a powerful REPL environment to C# users, allowing them to combine their knowledge of C# with the speed a REPL provides for exploring code.


ScriptCS: Turning C# into a Scripting Language

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Apr 25, 2013 9

ScriptCS enables developers to write C# applications using a simple text editor. Compilation is performed by Roslyn and package management by NuGet.


Web Workbench Adds Support for Visual Studio 11

by Jenni Konrad Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 15, 2012

Web Workbench, the extension that brings Sass, LESS, and Coffeescript to Visual Studio, has been updated. This release adds support for Visual Studio 11, improvements to the import process and collapsible outlining for CoffeeScript.


PowerGUI brings PowerShell scripting support to Visual Studio

by David Cooksey Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 28, 2011

PowerGUI brings PowerShell scripting support to Visual Studio. This extension by Quest Software leverages the PowerGUI standalone tool to provide syntax highlighting, IntelliSense, debugging and more for PowerShell scripts inside Visual Studio.


MacRuby 0.5 Released, Debugger To Come in 0.6

by Werner Schuster Follow 9 Followers on  Feb 01, 2010 3

MacRuby 0.5 has been released, with a new VM, AOT and JIT support. The GIL MacRuby inherited from Ruby 1.9 is now gone and Grand Central Dispatch support allows to keep a system's cores busy with Ruby threads. Work on the 0.6 release is already under way; a new debugger feature is already available in the trunk.


jQuery 1.4 Released with Improved Performance and New API Documentation and Support Forums

by Dio Synodinos Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 24, 2010 1

In celebration of jQuery’s 4th birthday, the jQuery team has announced the release of the jQuery 1.4. This release features performance improvements in the most commonly used jQuery methods.


Lua: Embeddable Scripting Engine, LuaJIT 2.0 Includes New High-Performance VM

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Jan 22, 2010

Lua is a scripting language that can be embedded in any application that can provide hooks for its C API. Version 2.0 of its JIT compiler is in Beta and includes a completely re-written VM based on a trace compiler and an interpreter written in assembler.


CSI C# Interpreter Supports .NET 4.0

by Al Tenhundfeld Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 12, 2010

CSI is a simple C# interpreter allowing command-line compilation of standalone C# files. A new version has been released to support .NET 4.0. CSI is open source with a full test suite.


Introducing PowerShell 2

by Jonathan Allen Follow 612 Followers on  Sep 12, 2009 2

PowerShell 2 has been in the works for a long time with the first technical preview dating back nearly two years. Here is a small taste of the numerous features they have added since then.


Future of the Threading and Garbage Collection in Ruby - Interview with Koichi Sasada

by Werner Schuster Follow 9 Followers on  Jul 31, 2009

InfoQ caught up with the creator of Ruby 1.9.x's VM Koichi Sasada to talk about what's coming for Ruby 1.9.2, the state of the Global Interpreter Lock (or Global VM Lock) and what it'll take to get a generational GC in 1.9.x.


Mac and Ruby Roundup: MacRuby AOT, DMGs with ChocTop

by Werner Schuster Follow 9 Followers on  Jul 18, 2009 2

MacRuby is steadily moving forward, with a usable Ahead of Time (AOT) compiler coming closer on the experimental branch, which should make Ruby a first class language for Cocoa applications. Also: a look at Dr Nic's ChocTop utility for creating MacOS DMG files.

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