Packaging Your Software for Maximum Freshness

It’s a part of software developers hate writing and operations teams hate dealing with: packaging, installers, and upgrade scenarios. In Episode 54, the team looks at the fundamentals of packaging, tools that make the job both harder and easier, installer horror stories, and some good practices to make sure your packages don’t make others want to rip their hair out. Join the crew as we provide some tips for:

Packaging Your Software for Maximum Freshness

Join J. Paul Reed, aka @SoberBuildEng, Youssuf El-Kalay, aka @buildscientist, Seth Thomas, aka @cheeseplus, Pete Cheslock , aka @petecheslock and J. Michael McGarr, aka @SonOfGarr for the discussion, plus a the last couple of weeks in News & Views and a new Tool Tip!

Episode 54 is sponsored by
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Show Links/Notes

Tool Tip

Paul introduces us to Gitrob, a tool to help keep your really-private data out of your Git repos.

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How do you package your bits?

What’s the weirdest installation or upgrade problem you’ve ever run into?

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