March 2010 Meeting

Introduction to Rake with Albacore.NET

6:00 pm
Pizza and networking time

6:30 pm

How would you to write your build scripts using a scripting language instead of XML? In this month's meeting we will see how the ease of programming in Ruby can be used to create a much more pleasant and extensible build script.

Rake isn't just for Rubyists or Alphageeks anymore. Albacore helps bring the power and expresiveness of the Ruby language to the world of .NET build automation. Using Rake it's never been easier to handle build automation, test execution, continuous integration and just about any task you need to automate for your build.

Video

Michael D. Hall has been developing software on the Microsoft platform for over a decade. He's been an Alt.NETter for years and is really enjoying the exposure to different ideas and concepts beyond the safe confines of the .NET world. Currently he's a consultant working with Obtiva and has started a Cloud Developer's Group that meets monthly in McHenry county.

When: 3/10/2010 6:00:00 PM Add to your calendar

Where: Redpoint, 233 South Wacker Dr, Suite 750, Chicago (map)

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