Archives - January 2014

Developers driving on ice

Today, all the schools are out, and it is a good old “ice day” in Austin, TX.  For northerners, know that Austin doesn’t really have many plows or equipment to speak of to combat this because it happens only every two years.  If you are from a northern state, or have driving in Colorado to...

My current preferred continuous integration build script–psake

I first learned continuous integration and build script principles from Steve Donie back in the last decade.  I’m eternally grateful.  To this day, the basic outline of the build scripts I deploy today have the same general flow that he taught me and implemented using NAnt and CruiseControl...

AliaSQL - the new name in automated database change management

Along with this post, please make sure to read Eric Coffman ’s very thorough post introducing all of his work on AliaSQL . Way back in 2006, Kevin Hurwitz and I both worked at a start-up company focused on Sarbanes-Oxley compliance software.  While the business model didn’t quite pan out, we had...