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Rake: Not Your Father's Build Tool

On Tuesday June 17, 2011 I was given the opportunity to give a presentation on rake at our Utah Valley ruby brigade.  I chose to cover some of the basic building blocks and comparative history of other build tools.

I was inspired by Martin Fowler’s Using the Rake Build Language and Josh Nichols presentation Rake: The Familiar Stranger.