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An open-source system that manages the build process
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What is CMake?

It is used to control the software compilation process using simple platform and compiler independent configuration files, and generate native makefiles and workspaces that can be used in the compiler environment of the user's choice.
CMake is a tool in the Java Build Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses CMake?

289 companies reportedly use CMake in their tech stacks, including Paralect, Venmo, and Unacademy.

431 developers on StackShare have stated that they use CMake.
Pros of CMake
Has package registry

CMake Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to CMake?
The GNU Compiler Collection and GNU Toolchain (Binutils, GDB, GLIBC)
Bazel is a build tool that builds code quickly and reliably. It is used to build the majority of Google's software, and thus it has been designed to handle build problems present in Google's development environment.
Apache Maven
Maven allows a project to build using its project object model (POM) and a set of plugins that are shared by all projects using Maven, providing a uniform build system. Once you familiarize yourself with how one Maven project builds you automatically know how all Maven projects build saving you immense amounts of time when trying to navigate many projects.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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CMake's Followers
288 developers follow CMake to keep up with related blogs and decisions.