Gradle vs. Apache Maven vs. Bazel

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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 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.

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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350 Companies Using Gradle
272 Companies Using Apache Maven
8 Companies Using Bazel

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What are some alternatives to Gradle, Apache Maven, and Bazel?

  • 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
  • Pants - Build system by Twitter, Foursquare, and Square

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