Automation for the people, Remove the smell from your build scripts

Practices to create consistent, repeatable, and maintainable builds

From the developerWorks archives

Paul Duvall

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: October 10, 2006

How much time do you spend maintaining project build scripts? Probably much more than you'd expect or would like to admit. It doesn't have to be such a painful experience. Development automation expert Paul Duvall uses this installment of Automation for the people to demonstrate how to improve a number of common build practices that prevent teams from creating consistent, repeatable, and maintainable builds.

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