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In this episode we'll learn to use advanced Rake rules to define and track arbitrarily complex file dependencies.
Just what is OO all about, anyway?
My children know they are supposed to clean their place at the table after dinner. Sometimes software builds need to be cleaned up too, and today we'll learn about an …
Rake has a lot of tricks up its sleeve. In this episode we'll look at some of the helpers it provides for performing various common operations on files.
Today's dish is a real delicacy... we're going to dig into one of Rake's most powerful but little-known capabilities and see how we can easily transform collections of path names …
In this episode we learn how to write advanced Rake rules which programatically determine the appropriate prerequisites for a given target file.
As we continue our series on Rake, today we look at the Rake::FileList and how it can help us find the files we need and ignore the ones we don't.
Today we begin a series on the Rake build tool. We'll be getting into some powerful, lesser-known features as we continue on; but we'll start out with a quick review …