NuGet, Chocolatey, Boxstarter and Vagrant with Justin James
While at NDC, Carl and Richard chat with Justin James about his deployment tool chain of NuGet, Chocolatey, Boxstarter and Vagrant. Each of these tools builds on the other, starting at the lowest level with specific libraries, working up through package managers, configuring operating systems, even provisioning cloud services. Justin talks about using the tools to get you to a configuration-as-code scenario, making installation not only reliable, but fast. There are lots of different ways to get to a reliable and efficient deployment solution - here's another one!
Justin James loves to code and teach. He has been programming and designing web applications for over 20 years. Justin loves to share his knowledge with others to get them to their end goal faster. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, meetups and community events. He is also part of the Arizona Give Camp organization where they put on hackathons for developers to code it forward to help Non-Profits with their IT needs.
He lives in Maricopa, Arizona and has worked at Intel for almost 20 years. At Intel, he is part of amazing department called Freelance Nation where we get to Freelance around the company picking work that intersects with our passions, skills and company needs while passing on the work that doesn't excite us.