Hi.

Welcome to the new and improved dougborg.org! I plan to post about the stuff I work on as a Software Engineer at ReadyTalk and other related projects and technologies. I focus on software build, test, and deployment automation. Some call this sort of stuff “DevOps” and I don’t usually have the heart to disagree with them. However, I do fall more in the camp of DevOps as a collection of practices, ideas, and tools rather than a job title or team.

In any case, I work on the “CI” team at ReadyTalk and we do the DevOps-y things; expect to hear more about it.

I have tried to get started on blogging a few times in the past, so bear with me. I will do my best to keep posts amusing and informative. In the meantime, this:

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