Java Build Tools: Ant vs. Maven vs. Gradle

Source –¬†126kr.com For anything but the most trivial applications, compiling Java from the command line is an exercise in masochism. The difficulty including dependencies and making executable .jar filesis why build tools were created. For this example, we will be compiling this trivial application: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 package com.example.iscream; import com.example.iscream.service.DailySpecialService; import java.util.List; public class Application { ¬†¬†¬†¬†public static void main(String[] args) { ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†System.out.println(“Starting store!\n\n==============\n”); ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†DailySpecialService dailySpecialService

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