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A Piece of Cake - C# powered cross platform build automation

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About the session:

Have you ever wanted to create a build script for your application, but been faced with learning a new language, or DSL, or writing more XML than any person should ever need to?

Have you ever wanted to create a build script that will work cross platform?

Have you ever wanted to create a build script that has first class support for the most common build tools like XUnit, WiX, SignTool, and many others?

Have you ever wanted to create a build script that uses a language that you already know, and love?

If you have answered yes to any of these questions, then the Cake ( http://cakebuild.net/ ) Build Automation System is for you!

In this session we will start with a standard .Net Solution and incrementally add a build and orchestration script to compile the application, run unit tests, perform static analysis, package the application, and more, using the C# skills that you may already have.

About the speaker:

Gary Ewan Park has been developing on the .Net Platform for almost 10 years. His day job sees him working for Chocolatey Software, Inc.

In his spare time, Gary contributes to a number of Open Source projects including Chocolatey, Boxstarter, Cake, psake and GitVersion.

Gary is a founding member of the Aberdeen Developers .Net User Group, that holds monthly sessions on any topic related to the Microsoft .Net Technology Stack.

About Hainton:

Hainton are a specialist .NET Recruitment company. We host regular tech events across the North East and Yorkshire.