Building it all with Buckminster

Adrian Skehill, Henrik Lindberg (Cloudsmith Inc. )

Ganymede Talks · Short
Thursday, 10:00, 25 minutes | Schubartsaal


This talk will focus on becoming productive using Buckminster. We will start by introducing key foundational concepts and capabilities. We will then provide a step-by-step demonstration of how Buckminster can be used to streamline project builds, including:

We will then cover several more advanced tasks including:

We will conclude by reviewing key "gotchas" and lessons learned in using Buckminster, including minimizing the disruptive impact of transitioning to Buckminster.

Adrian Skehill is the Founder and Managing Director of Calom Technologies, a company developing software to power the next generation of Set Top Boxes. Prior to founding Calom, Adrian held a number of development roles with IONA Technologies for 10 years. The later part of this time was spent leading the user interface team in building eclipse plugins to support IONA's products. He also played a key role in the eclipse STP project, leading the service creation project and was part of the team that got the STP onto the main eclipse release train. Adrian has now become a committer on the Buckminster project and is helping the project develop out its build and test systems.

Henrik is a founder and CTO of Cloudsmith Inc., an Eclipse strategic member and EclipseCon 2008 Gold Sponsor. Henrik has over 20 years of experience architecting and developing innovative infrastructure and application software and tooling. Past positions include leadership of BEA's Java Run-Time Group (JRockit) and CTO and/or technical founder of several publicly and privately held software companies. Henrik leads the Eclipse Spaces project and is a major contributor to the Buckminster project.

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