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All Build management tools explained

Build management tools automate the process of compiling source code, running tests, packaging binaries, and deploying applications. Here’s an overview of some of the most commonly used build management tools across various programming languages:

1. Maven

Language: Java

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

mvn clean install

2. Gradle

Language: Java, Kotlin, Groovy

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

gradle build

3. Ant

Language: Java

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

ant build

4. Make

Language: C, C++

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

make

5. CMake

Language: C, C++, Fortran

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

cmake .
make

6. MSBuild

Language: C#, .NET

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

msbuild MyProject.csproj

7. Rake

Language: Ruby

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

rake build

8. Gulp

Language: JavaScript

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

gulp build

9. Grunt

Language: JavaScript

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

grunt build

10. NAnt

Language: .NET (C#, VB.NET)

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

nant

11. Xcode Build

Language: Swift, Objective-C

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

xcodebuild -project MyApp.xcodeproj

12. Fastlane

Language: Various (mostly used with Swift, Objective-C, Kotlin, Java)

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

fastlane ios beta

13. Bazel

Language: Various (multi-language support)

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

bazel build //my/package:target

14. Leiningen

Language: Clojure

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

lein build

15. SBT (Simple Build Tool)

Language: Scala

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

sbt compile

16. Cocoapods

Language: Swift, Objective-C

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

pod install

17. Ninja

Language: C, C++

Key Features:

Usage:

Example:

ninja
Published on: Jul 09, 2024, 11:43 PM  
 

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