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What is Please?

Please is a cross-language build system with an emphasis on high performance, extensibility and reproduceability. It supports a number of popular languages and can automate nearly any aspect of your build process.
Please is a tool in the Java Build Tools category of a tech stack.
Please is an open source tool with 939 GitHub stars and 93 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Please's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Please?

3 companies reportedly use Please in their tech stacks, including test, IBM Cloud Private, and Ymple.

5 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Please.

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Please's Features

  • Build files
  • Build targets
  • Build labels

Please Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Please?
Gradle is a build tool with a focus on build automation and support for multi-language development. If you are building, testing, publishing, and deploying software on any platform, Gradle offers a flexible model that can support the entire development lifecycle from compiling and packaging code to publishing web sites.
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.
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.
Sonatype Nexus
It is an open source repository that supports many artifact formats, including Docker, Java™ and npm. With the Nexus tool integration, pipelines in your toolchain can publish and retrieve versioned apps and their dependencies
Apache Ant
Ant is a Java-based build tool. In theory, it is kind of like Make, without Make's wrinkles and with the full portability of pure Java code.
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Please's Followers
4 developers follow Please to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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