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Posts in 2021

  • Software Build Automation Done Like Google Rock Stars

    Monday, September 27, 2021 in Meister Tips and Tricks

    Software Build Automation Rock Stars at Google. Build Automation is what OpenMake Software has survived on for the last 20 years. It is core to your software development efforts regardless of what kind of development you do - agile or waterfall. …

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  • Complex Compiler Plugins for OpenMake Meister

    Wednesday, June 30, 2021 in Meister Tips and Tricks

    Compile Plugins for Adobe, Lawson, Cognos, and Others Meister allows you to add 4GL and Mobile compile requirements to your build automation using plugins. Name Description  LawsonCompiles Lawson objects using the Lawson compiler in headless …

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Posts in 2017

  • Why Use Meister Build Automation with Continuous Integration

    Friday, June 30, 2017 in Meister Tips and Tricks

    Build Automation for Agile Teams with Complex Builds Meister Build Automation accelerates Continuous Integration to improve the management, control and speed of the software compile and link process. Meister and scale to large compile requirements …

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  • OpenMake Meister Provides Cross Platform Benefits for z/OS Developers

    Friday, June 30, 2017 in Meister Tips and Tricks

    OpenMake Meister Supports z/OS Compiles for Cross Platform Builds. OpenMake Meister for z/OS is the only build automation solution available that allows you to build and manage binaries, across the enterprise - from Windows and Unix to the mainframe, …

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  • Common Meister Compiler Plugins

    Friday, June 30, 2017 in Meister Tips and Tricks

    Common Compile Plugins - covers most of Your Compile Needs Meister standardizes your software compiles using compiler plugins. The following plugins are included with Meister. If you are needing more complex plugins, such as database management or …

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  • Incremental Builds are Critical for Continuous Builds

    Thursday, June 29, 2017 in Meister Tips and Tricks

    Incremental Builds are Critical for Fast Continuous Builds. Incremental builds are important for managing continuous builds for continuous delivery. Handing over a release from dev to prod must be easy and automated. The production side of the house …

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  • Build Avoidance and Continuous Integration: Accelerating the Compile Process

    Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Meister Tips and Tricks

    Build Avoidance - Work Smarter not Harder. Build Avoidance is a build term that refers to the process of accelerating the compile process by not rebuilding objects that are up to date. This can improve your compile/link times substantially. Build …

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  • No Meister Conversion required

    Friday, May 26, 2017 in Meister Tips and Tricks

    No Meister Conversion Required to Start Using Meister Build services. Meister conversion is a myth. To use Meister, our competitors would like you to believe that an Ant to Meister or Maven to Meister conversion is required. We are often asked, …

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  • Distributed builds and Configuring Remote Agents

    Sunday, May 07, 2017 in Meister Tips and Tricks

    Using Distributed Builds with Remote Agents for Continuous Integration. Distributed builds requires the use of Remote Agents. A common question I see on our support forums is how to configure Remote Agents to maximize machine resources. Configuring …

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  • Build Environment Variables

    Monday, May 01, 2017 in Meister Tips and Tricks

    Build Environment Variables and how to manage the details. Build Environment Variables are critical, detailed pieces of the over build process. If you are using OpenMake Meister to manage your build you can also manage specific Environment Variables …

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