Tim is a full-stack generalist and passionate teacher who loves coding, presenting, and working with people. He is founder and principal software developer at the August Technology Group, a technology consulting firm focused on the JVM. He is a speaker internationally and on the No Fluff Just Stuff tour in the United States, co-presenter of the best-selling O'Reilly Git Master Class, and is co-president of the Denver Open Source User Group. He has recently been exploring build automation, non-relational data stores, and abstract ideas like how to make software architecture look more like an ant colony. He lives in Littleton, CO with the wife of his youth and their three children.
Matthew McCullough is an energetic 15-year veteran of enterprise software development, world-traveling open source educator, and co-founder of Ambient Ideas, LLC, a US consultancy. Matthew currently is a trainer for Gradleware, educator for GitHub.com, author of the Git Master Class series for O'Reilly, speaker on the No Fluff Just Stuff tour, author of three of the top 10 DZone RefCards, including the Git RefCard, and President of the Denver Open Source Users Group.
His current topics of research center around project automation, including: build tools (Gradle, Leiningen, Maven, Ant), distributed version control (Git, Mercurial), testing frameworks (Geb, Spock, JUnit, TestNG, Mockito), continuous integration (Jenkins, Hudson, Bamboo) and code quality metrics (Sonar, CodeNarc, PMD).
This book read like a protracted introduction, which would have been ok, but now I need to go read more documentation to figure out how to implement the assembly I had in maven.Published 4 months ago by Richard D. Haase
A no frills gentle. introduction to Gradle and how to introduce it in your current flow. It is a bit light om the details so no replacement for a reference manual, but this has the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Peter Tillemans
As others have written here, this book is not useful for either getting up to speed or for learning to do anything useful. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Eric F
the book is full of enthusiastic praise of gradles features, but fails to offer down-to earth, comprehensive content. Read morePublished 10 months ago by C. Sell