biicode vs xmake: What are the differences?
What is biicode? C/C++ dependencies manager with a hosting service. For C/C++ developers that think a dependency manager is needed, biicode is a multiplatform tool and hosting service that allows you to build your projects easily, integrate third party code and reuse code among projects with just #includes.
What is xmake? A Modern C/C++ build tools (Simple, Fast, Cross-platform). It is a cross-platform build utility based on lua. It focuses on making development and building easier and provides many features (e.g package, install, plugin, macro, action, option, task ...), so that any developer can quickly pick it up and enjoy a productivity boost when developing and building projects.
biicode and xmake can be categorized as "C / C++ Build" tools.
Some of the features offered by biicode are:
- Fit C/C++ source code from biicode just by writting appropiate #includes (yours and others)
- Manage dependencies at file level
- Share and publish to biicode with one command
On the other hand, xmake provides the following key features:
- Support multi-language
- Hybrid compilation
xmake is an open source tool with 2.26K GitHub stars and 247 GitHub forks. Here's a link to xmake's open source repository on GitHub.