Apache Ant vs. Bazel

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Apache Ant






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What is 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.

What is Bazel?

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.

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24 Companies Using Apache Ant
8 Companies Using Bazel


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What are some alternatives to Apache Ant and Bazel?

  • Gradle - A powerful build system for the JVM
  • Apache Maven - Apache build manager for Java projects.
  • Sonatype Nexus - The world's best way to organize, store, and distribute software components
  • JitPack - JitPack builds GitHub Gradle and Maven projects on demand and provides ready-to-use packages

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