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Introducing Java toolchains by Louis Jacomet introduces a new feature in Gradle to define a specific JDK to build the project, which may differ from the one running Gradle.
Bazel rules to test Bazel rules by Ilya Polyakovskiy explains how Bazel extensions can benefit from Bazel’s support for running and caching tests.
How to keep a Bazel project hermetic? by Mark Karpov describes the ways in which a Bazel build’s hermeticity can be compromised and how to avoid it.
When to use Bazel? by Adam Gordon Bell - Bazel is a powerful build system, but is it always the right choice? Adam Gordon Bell interviewed six Bazel experts to answer this question and more.
Estimating Bazel's Adoption by Alex Eagle estimates the current and expected number of companies using Bazel.
Construction and analysis of the build and runtime dependency graph of nixpkgs by Eloi Wang explains what the package dependency graph in nixpkgs, a vast collection of software packages hosting 80000 packages, looks like and how to obtain the relevant data.
Bazel in CI (Part 1): Commit Under Test by Son Luong Ngoc explains testing and merge strategies that scale to fast paced trunk based development.
Bazel + TypeScript: faster with Remote Execution by Greg Magolan introduces remote execution support for TypeScript in Bazel with rules_js and illustrates how much faster TypeScript code can be built with it.
Taming Code Organization with Module Boundaries in Nx by Miroslav Jonaš describes how to enforce project structure using tags and dependency constraints.
Publish to BCR is a GitHub app to mirror rule set releases to the Bazel Central Registry.
buildkit-nix can turn nix derivations into Docker images.
nixery is a container registry which transparently builds images using the Nix package manager.
The schedule for BazelCon 2022 is up and registration is open, meet us and others from the Bazel community in New York City at Google Pier 57.
NixCon will take place October 20-22, 2022 in Paris.
The Bazel Community Update - Like Peanut Butter & Jelly: Integrating Bazel with JetBrains IntelliJ with Mai Hussien, and Justin Kaeser gives a live demo and walkthrough of the IntelliJ Bazel plugin's capabilities.
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