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Posts in 2017

  • 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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  • OpenMake Receives SDTimes 100 Award

    Wednesday, June 07, 2017 in OpenMake Software News

    OpenMake Software recognized by SD Times in the DevOps Leadership category. Las Vegas, NV–June 7 2017– OpenMake Software, visionaries in continuous build and continuous deployment, today announced receipt of the SDTimes 100 Award. OpenMake received …

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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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  • LDAP Group Members using ldapsearch and Java

    Thursday, April 13, 2017 in Meister Tips and Tricks

    Using ldapsearch with LDAP Group Members. Ldapsearch has become a handy tool for us. Here is how we use it. Many of our customers are striving to protect a single sign-on, so LDAP becomes critical to achieving their goals. We’ve done quite a …

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Posts in 2016

  • Dot Net Solution Builds with Complex Dependencies

    Friday, December 09, 2016 in Meister Tips and Tricks

    Dot Net Solution builds are Complicated with Multiple Solution Files. We often get customers who have multiple Dot Net Solutions for creating a single application. While Microsoft may advise against the practice, large companies tend to push the …

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