tldr; a build script should achieve several things; it can build and test your code locally, it can run (virtually unchanged) on a build server and it should be easy to understand for the developer of the application.
The Huddle Desktop application is written in C# for Windows and Mac. With CAKE we can finally have a single cross-platform build script, written in the language used to develop the actual application.
Cake (C# Make) is a cross-platform build system using a C# DSL — built on top of the Roslyn compiler and available on Windows, Linux and macOS (https://cakebuild.net/). …
Update: a video of my presentation is now available in the NDC Conferences area on vimeo, https://vimeo.com/282476896.
Before I witter on about my small part at NDC, I must take a moment to thank the NDC Conference team, and the agenda committee for creating a fabulous event.
It takes a huge amount of work and preparation to create an interesting agenda, and then make sure everything falls into place getting speakers and delegates from around the world to enjoy a smooth running conference that has a real community feel where everyone mingles and chats over a coffee or some food.
As a speaker, the ability to chat to people who had seen my presentation in a relaxed environment is especially welcome. …
Note : This does not affect .NET Core.
Stanley Kubrick once said,
‘If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed’
Which was possibly borrowed by Jeff Atwood to coin a new Atwood’s Law,
‘any application that can be written in…