My team currently use an Ant script to execute various Java programs. Note that I am not asking about managing the build/deployment cycle for which we are already using Maven (quite happily). For ...
In our development environment We have more and more build scripts for ant to perform the build tasks for several different build jobs. These build scripts sometimes become large and do a lot of ...
I am learning Hibernate (OR Mapping). I am using Maven for project management. However, I am currently reading a Hibernate book by O'Reilly, and they use ANT for their example. So my question is are ...
What would you choose as the default Ant target? In the context of a small visual tool with a user interface, open source. I was thinking about jar because the project's distributable is the jar ...
In my years of programming Java and more recently Scala, I've never used Ant, Maven, Gradle or any of those build tools for Java. Everywhere I've worked there was a build manager who took care of all ...
I am on my final year on CS, working on my first significant project, so I thought its about time to learn and use build tools. I have read about Maven mainly and heard about Ant. I would like to ...
We have been slowly replacing batch command files (windows .bat) which were simply jarring up the classes compiled in the developers IDE, with more comprehensive Ant builds (i.e. get from CVS, clean ...
Is anyone else out there sick of the state of current build systems in the Java space? Why shouldn't I just write my next project's build scripts in Python, Ruby or another fully feature scripting ...
I just started working at a company that has a very large ant build file that imports lots of other large/small ant files. Needless to say it's giving me a headache trying to figure out what is going ...