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Buck vs Capsule: What are the differences?

Buck: A build system developed and used by Facebook. Buck encourages the creation of small, reusable modules consisting of code and resources, and supports a variety of languages on many platforms; Capsule: Dead-Simple Packaging and Deployment for JVM Apps. Packages any JVM application, no matter how complex, as a single, plain executable JAR. A capsule may directly contain all of the application’s dependencies or simply declare some or all of them, to be downloaded when launched.

Buck and Capsule can be primarily classified as "Java Build" tools.

Buck and Capsule are both open source tools. Buck with 6.81K GitHub stars and 1.02K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Capsule with 1.13K GitHub stars and 79 GitHub forks.

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.

What is Capsule?

Packages any JVM application, no matter how complex, as a single, plain executable JAR. A capsule may directly contain all of the application’s dependencies or simply declare some or all of them, to be downloaded when launched.
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        What are some alternatives to Buck and Capsule?
        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.
        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.
        CMake
        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
        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.
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