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Build Systems

anthill-os

Anthill OS is a Build Management Server. Anthill allows multiple users to work together and consistently access only the latest build, complete with changes from all programmers working on a project. Anthill performs a checkout from the source repository of the latest version of a project before every build and tags the repository with a unique build number. Anthill then updates a project intranet site with artifacts from the latest build.

 

savant

Savant is an extension to the popular ant build system from the Apache group.

 

jam

JAM consists of a collection of Ant scripts designed to perform common Java/J2EE build tasks such as compilation, packaging, testing, deployment and J2EE application server control. JAM combines Maven’s high-level project description and repository features (via a Maven-to-Ant bridge) with the low-level capabilities of Ant. By assembling JAM modules, one is able to quickly create sophisticated IDE-independent build scripts. JAM supports various J2EE application servers, XDoclet invocation, JUnit unit testing, Apache Cactus integration testing, UML-based code generation and other technologies.

 

hudson

Hudson monitors executions of repeated jobs, such as building a software project or jobs run by cron. Among those things, current Hudson focuses on the following two jobs: 1. Building/testing software projects continuously, just like CruiseControl or DamageControl. In a nutshell, Hudson provides an easy-to-use so-called continuous integration system, making it easier for developers to integrate changes to the project, and making it easier for users to obtain a fresh build. The automated, continoues build increases the productivity. 2. Monitoring executions of externally-run jobs, such as cron jobs and procmail jobs, even those that are run on a remote machine. For example, with cron, all you receive is regular e-mails that capture the output, and it is up to you to look at them diligently and notice when it broke. Hudson keeps those outputs and makes it easy for you to notice when something is wrong.

 

bee

Bee is a Java-based build tool. Bee inherited some principles of Make. Bee provides more procedure languages constructions, so generally can be used for script programming. It's highly extendable and base DTD can be easily changed, so it allows to create own dialects of Bee.

 

ivy

Ivy is a free java based dependency manager, with powerful features such as transitive dependencies, ant integration, maven repository compatibility, continuous integration, html reports and many more.

 

proximity

Proximity (px-core) is a generic fetch-and-cache engine with various extra capabilities like indexing. The Px-Core module is driven by Maven bindings (px-core-maven) to implement a Maven Proxy application behaviour. Proximity is in function somewhere between http-proxy and proactive-mirror. Proximity is not HTTP Proxy. One of it's primary use is as Java web application to serve as maven proxy on our company's intranet. As for reducing outgoing traffic (caching central and other maven repos), aggregating more repositories (reducing project config) with acting as one logical repository and for publishing in-house and other external maven artifacts which are not uploadable to ibiblio (like commercial projects, J2EE Jars, etc...).

 

genjar

GenJar is a specialized Ant task that builds jar files based on class dependencies rather than simply the contents of a directory.

 


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