Simplify Rational Build Forge projects with an external control file

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Li Luo, José De Jesús, and Derrick Wong

Date archived: December 20, 2016 | First published: December 18, 2012

IBM® Rational® Build Forge® is a web-based tool for automating build and deployment tasks. Build Forge projects that require too many steps, checkpoints, and exceptions can become tedious to create and difficult to maintain. This article explains how to simplify those types of Build Forge projects by using an external control file. We begin with a brief explanation of how Build Forge projects work and then present this solution as an easy way to simplify things.

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