19 Mar 05

Using Growl for Long-Running Builds

Michael McCracken has another neat Growl trick for those of you with a Mac.
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18 Mar 05

Tell Me Where It Hurts

Learn how to write and distribute diagnostic tests that let your application do it’s own first-level support.
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14 Mar 05

In the Lap of Monitoring Luxury

Too many X10 devices to choose from and not enough serial ports? CCScrape puts you in the lap of monitoring luxury.
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09 Mar 05

OSCON 2005

Mike Clark is scheduled to give an automation with Ruby talk at the O’Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) in August.
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08 Mar 05

Ant 1.6 Goody: <macrodef>

If you’re using Ant but have yet to upgrade to Ant 1.6, then you’re missing out. Here’s a quick example of the new <macrodef> task.
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24 Feb 05

Ant 1.6 Goody: <import>

If you’re using Ant but have yet to upgrade to Ant 1.6, then you’re missing out. Here’s a quick example of the new <import> task.
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21 Feb 05

Cobertura Announced

SAS has forked jcoverage to create Cobertura: a free code coverage tool for Java projects.
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15 Feb 05

The Return of Bobzilla

Inspired by Bobzilla, Fred McCann has started the open source BugReport Appender project.
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11 Feb 05

Two-Way Feedback

Jon Udell draws an insightful analogy between automating software and teaching a kid to ride a bike.
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04 Feb 05

Subversion: It's What's For Dinner

Mike Mason’s book Pragmatic Version Control with Subversion is now on sale.
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04 Feb 05

Need an Ant Map?

Many are the build explorers who have hacked their way through the tangled undergrowth of Ant build files in search of target dependencies. The Ant Script Visualizer draws a map of target dependencies so you don’t disappear into the Ant 1.6 jungle.
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02 Feb 05

CruiseControl 2.2.1 Released

The latest release of the CruiseControl includes several new and notable features, and fixes galore.
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30 Jan 05

Off the Treadmill, Onto the Rails

David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of Ruby on Rails, talks with Mike Clark about the automation aspects of Rails.
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23 Jan 05

CruiseControl Action Movie

Every time I have an opportunity to talk to a group about continuous integration, I just fire up CruiseControl and act out a project episode. Here’s a 2-minute screen video of that demo.
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19 Jan 05

Making RSS Feeds Out of CruiseControl Log Files

Where’s the XSLT stylesheet mentioned in the book? Well, it’s available on the book’s web site, but slightly hidden. Here’s where to find it, and what to do with it when you do.
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