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  1. Why use Apache Ant

    by , 02-19-2012 at 08:50 AM
    Build tools given below are used widely and are present already in the market.
    1. Make
    2. Nmake
    3. Gnumake
    4. Jam
    Why Apache Ant is needed in presence of various build tools? All the given tools hold certain bounds and original author of Ant doesn’t survive without it.

    Ant has always been considered to be a different kind of build tool. Java classes are used for extension of Ant rather than shell based command extension. Configuration files are based ...
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  2. Apache Ant

    by , 02-19-2012 at 08:48 AM
    Apache Ant is a java library and is considered as command line tool. Major tasks performed by Apache Ant is building processes drive which have been explained in the files of builds as extension points and targets, dependent at each other. Java based applications are built by the Ant which is the key usage of it. Various built in tasks are provided by the Ant so that following could be performed at Java applications:

    1. Compile
    2. Test
    3. Assemble
    4. Run
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