Getting On The Biml Horse

Kevin Feasel

2016-09-16

Biml

Bill Fellows gives three patterns for Biml adoption:

Metadata driven

This approach “puts it all together.” From bottom to top, we take the Biml files we developed in the Cyclical phase and make them into “patterns.” That doesn’t have to be a complex endeavor, it could be as simple as putting a variable in for package name.

This is a nice stab at an organizational Biml maturity model.

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