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

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

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.

Gary Ewan Park @gep13 (https://twitter.com/gep13)

Gary Ewan Park has been developing on the .Net Platform for almost 10 years. His day job sees him working in C#, ASP.NET, WPF, and PowerShell for Chocolatey Software.

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.

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