35 Ways to Skin a Cat

Oh look, Google released a new build tool: bazel.

Let's put that in the ol' toolbelt alongside Ant, Maven, Gant, Grunt, Gulp, Rake, good ol' Make, and the rest of the lot.

I'm all for coming up with new and interesting ways to make software - it's a big reason I enjoy this line of work - but even I sometimes wonder if our industry's penchant for reinventing the wheel frequently is necessarily a good thing.

I guess we'll have to wait and see how this latest toy pans out...