Gradle vs. Pants vs. Buck

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Description

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 Pants?

Pants is a build system for Java, Scala and Python. It works particularly well for a source code repository that contains many distinct projects.

What is Buck?

Buck is a build system for Android that encourages the creation of small, reusable modules consisting of code and resources. Because Android applications are predominantly written in Java, Buck also functions as a Java build system. Speed is the primary focus for Buck. At Facebook, we found Buck to be more than twice as fast as Ant, and we are continuing to make it even faster.

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Companies

350 Companies Using Gradle
3 Companies Using Pants
4 Companies Using Buck

Integrations

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What are some alternatives to Gradle, Pants, 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
  • Bazel - Correct, reproducible, fast builds for everyone

See all alternatives to Gradle

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