Gradle vs. Bazel vs. Buck

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What is Gradle?

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.

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.

What is Buck?

Buck encourages the creation of small, reusable modules consisting of code and resources, and supports a variety of languages on many platforms.
Why do developers choose Gradle?
Why do you like Gradle?

Why do developers choose Bazel?
Why do you like Bazel?

Why do developers choose Buck?
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What are the cons of using Gradle?
Downsides of Gradle?

What are the cons of using Bazel?
Downsides of Bazel?

What are the cons of using Buck?
No Cons submitted yet for Buck
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What companies use Gradle?
602 companies on StackShare use Gradle
What companies use Bazel?
12 companies on StackShare use Bazel
What companies use Buck?
5 companies on StackShare use Buck
What tools integrate with Gradle?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with Gradle
What tools integrate with Bazel?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Bazel
What tools integrate with Buck?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Buck

What are some alternatives to Gradle, Bazel, and Buck?

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

See all alternatives to Gradle

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