Jun 13, 2013 · 6:30 PM
Gradle is build automation evolved. Gradle can automate the building, testing, publishing, deployment and more of software packages or other types of projects such as generated static websites, generated documentation or indeed anything else.
Gradle combines the power and flexibility of Ant with the dependency management and conventions of Maven into a more effective way to build
This talk gives an overview of the Gradle build system and what it can bring to the party. With its Groovy based expressive syntax, rich suite of plugins and defined conventions, Gradle has very quickly become a serious contender in the build system space and is being used in countless enterprise and open source projects.
About the speaker Ian Kelly is a highly experienced and passionate Enterprise Consultant with over 10 years’ experience working on a diverse and wide ranging suite of technologies and platforms to help achieve scalable and redundant systems. Over the years, Ian has managed and consulted on a number of large scale technology projects in both the USA, UK and Ireland and fully understands the difficulties and pain the enterprise domain brings.
His Interests lie primarily with JVM platform and is forever looking for new technologies that help simplify the complexities and enhance the portfolio offering in the enterprise domain