Aberdeen Developers .Net User Group

April 2016 Meeting - Gary Ewan Park

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Aberdeen Developers are pleased to present a talk by Gary Ewan Park, on Thursday 21st April 2016 at the Robert Gordon University.


Having your Cake, and eating to too!

  • 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.

Eventbrite - Aberdeen Developers .Net User Group - April 2016 Meeting

Speaker Bio Gary Ewan Park has been developing on the .Net Platform for almost 9 years. His day job sees him developing using ASP.NET, AngularJS, and WPF, for Oil Companies working in the North Sea.

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

Agenda - Thursday, 21st April 2016 + 1800 - 1825: Arrival and registration + 1825 - 1830: Introduction + 1830 - 1930: Having your Cake, and eating to too! + 1930 Onwards: Questions & Answers followed by Prize Draw

Location and Directions

Venue: Room N309, Riverside East Building, Garthdee Campus, Aberdeen, Aberdeen City AB10 7QQ, GB

Directions: Map showing Garthdee Campus

Prize Draw

All attendees will be entered into a prize draw, with the chance of winning one of the prizes from our fantastic sponsors.

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