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An open source build tool for Scala and Java projects
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What is SBT?

It is similar to Java's Maven and Ant. Its main features are: Native support for compiling Scala code and integrating with many Scala test frameworks.
SBT is a tool in the Java Build Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses SBT?

31 companies reportedly use SBT in their tech stacks, including, Plista GmbH, and Betaout.

42 developers on StackShare have stated that they use SBT.

SBT Integrations

Java, Scala, JitPack, ScalaTest, and FOSSA are some of the popular tools that integrate with SBT. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with SBT.

Why developers like SBT?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use SBT
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SBT Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to SBT?
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
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SBT's Followers
26 developers follow SBT to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Ali Kazım Sandal
Daiki Ogawa
Srdan Srepfler
Srini R
Himansu Sekhar
John Alton
Maziyar Panahi
Radim Kolář