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CMake vs Apache Maven: What are the differences?

What is CMake? *An open-source system that manages the build process *. 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.

What is Apache Maven? Apache build manager for Java projects. 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 and Apache Maven belong to "Java Build Tools" category of the tech stack.

Apache Maven is an open source tool with 1.74K GitHub stars and 1.28K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Apache Maven's open source repository on GitHub.

Zillow, Intuit, and Zalando are some of the popular companies that use Apache Maven, whereas CMake is used by alfaview, Koolicar, and Document Modelling. Apache Maven has a broader approval, being mentioned in 305 company stacks & 142 developers stacks; compared to CMake, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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What is 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.

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.
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        What are some alternatives to CMake and Apache Maven?
        Make
        The GNU Compiler Collection and GNU Toolchain (Binutils, GDB, GLIBC)
        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.
        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.
        Sonatype Nexus
        It is an open source repository that supports many artifact formats, including Docker, Java‚ĄĘ 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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        Decisions about CMake and Apache Maven
        Gradle
        Gradle
        Apache Maven
        Apache Maven

        We use Apache Maven because it is a standard. Gradle is very good alternative, but Gradle doesn't provide any advantage for our project. Gradle is slower (without running daemon), need more resources and a learning curve is quite big. Our project can not use a great flexibility of Gradle. On the other hand, Maven is well-know tool integrated in many IDEs, Dockers and so on.

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        How developers use CMake and Apache Maven
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        opening.io uses Apache MavenApache Maven

        Java build tool for internal processes: Jezebel daemon (in-mem classifiers/recommendations/feature analysis), Connemara (batch resume stream processor) and opes (opening elasticsearch plugin, simple process that listens for new incoming resumes and triggers analysis by Jezebel via a tcp json command).

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        Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) uses Apache MavenApache Maven

        All Java-Projects are compiled using Maven. We prefer it over Ant and Gradle as it combines lightweightness with feature-richness and offers basically all we can imagine from a software project-management tool and more.

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        Casey Smith uses Apache MavenApache Maven

        Package management and build automation for the back-end, plus integration of front-end build automation using Gulp/Bower/NPM.

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        Undisclosed, Do Not Contact or Spam Please uses Apache MavenApache Maven

        Necessary for Google j2objc

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        theskyinflames uses Apache MavenApache Maven

        JEE application development cycle management.

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