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18 Sep, 2011

Using Gradle to Bootstrap your Legacy Ant Builds

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

Gradle provides several different ways to leverage your existing investment in Ant, both in terms of accumulated knowledge and the time you’ve already put into build files. This can greatly facilitate the process of porting Ant built projects over to Gradle, and can give you a path for incrementally doing so. The Gradle documentation does […]

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03 Apr, 2011

A Groovy/Gradle JSLint Plugin

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

This article originally appeared in the January 2011 issue of GroovyMag. Gradle is a build system in which builds are described using a declarative and concise DSL written in the Groovy language. This article describes how you can wrap proven Apache Ant Tasks in a Gradle Plugin to make using them as effortless as possible. […]

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13 Nov, 2010

Why do I Like Gradle?

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

Gradle, if you don’t already know it, is rapidly gaining traction as a strong leader in the next generation of build systems. It builds heavily upon excellent aspects of the Maven and Ant frameworks, yet is pitched as not suffering from the same “Frameworkitis“. And I’ve gotta say – the results are pretty spectacular. Among […]

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