Enej5rxza02yo0m7le9e
SkillsCast

Idiomatic Gradle—Recipes for Plugin Authors

14th December 2015 in London at CodeNode

There are 18 other SkillsCasts available from Groovy & Grails eXchange 2015

Please log in to watch this conference skillscast.

547919001 640

Allow Schalk to take you on a journey through some very useful idioms that can be applied when writing your next plugin for Gradle, keep your DSLs readable, and maintain wide Gradle version compatibility. From the obvious to the bizarre – they will all be there.

When writing a plugin there are many tricks and techniques that a plugin author can use. Many of them are not well-published and an author is found dumpster-diving to salvage bits and pieces from blogs, forum postings, StackOverflow, Gists, MrHaki’s Gradle Goodness and the Gradle documentation. In addition, with the release of Gradle 2.5 & 2.6 more options have become available to the script author, some which are incompatible with earlier Gradle 2.x releases. Other changes require a new mindset, preparing the way for a futuristic Gradle 3.0..

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:

Thanks to our sponsors

Idiomatic Gradle—Recipes for Plugin Authors

Schalk Cronjé

Schalk Cronjé is a freelance product-delivery coach, technology consultant and trainer. His A-skill profile means he works with organisations at both business and technical levels. He keeps technically fit by participating in a variety of open-source projects. He is the maintainer of Groovy-VFS and also maintains or contributes to a number of Gradle plugins including Asciidoctor, GradleTest and JRuby.

SkillsCast

Please log in to watch this conference skillscast.

547919001 640

Allow Schalk to take you on a journey through some very useful idioms that can be applied when writing your next plugin for Gradle, keep your DSLs readable, and maintain wide Gradle version compatibility. From the obvious to the bizarre – they will all be there.

When writing a plugin there are many tricks and techniques that a plugin author can use. Many of them are not well-published and an author is found dumpster-diving to salvage bits and pieces from blogs, forum postings, StackOverflow, Gists, MrHaki’s Gradle Goodness and the Gradle documentation. In addition, with the release of Gradle 2.5 & 2.6 more options have become available to the script author, some which are incompatible with earlier Gradle 2.x releases. Other changes require a new mindset, preparing the way for a futuristic Gradle 3.0..

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:

Thanks to our sponsors

About the Speaker

Idiomatic Gradle—Recipes for Plugin Authors

Schalk Cronjé

Schalk Cronjé is a freelance product-delivery coach, technology consultant and trainer. His A-skill profile means he works with organisations at both business and technical levels. He keeps technically fit by participating in a variety of open-source projects. He is the maintainer of Groovy-VFS and also maintains or contributes to a number of Gradle plugins including Asciidoctor, GradleTest and JRuby.

Photos