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Come hear Johannes and Thorsten present a case study of a migration process to convert an old development process based on ANT with thousands of lines of XML to a modern Gradle based environment! In this talk Johannes and Thorsten present how they made the switch to Gradle and what pitfalls they had to avoid.
Creation of a new DSL for internal deployment will be covered as well as tweaking external systems like nexus to achieve a highly flexible release cycle.
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Thorsten Sommermann is a software architect of VSA Group, a German company which creates software for pharmacies. He has a deep knowledge of Java since 1997 and is the project lead for the migration process in his company.
Johannes Rupprecht is the chief software architect of VSA Group since 2009. He is an actively developing architect and has Java experience since 1999. He was one of the founders of marvin, the VSA internal application framework.