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CMake vs SBT: What are the differences?

Developers describe CMake as "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. On the other hand, *SBT** is detailed as "An open-source build tool for Scala and Java projects". It is similar to Java's Maven and Ant. Its main features are: Native support for compiling Scala code and integrating with many Scala test frameworks.

CMake and SBT belong to "Java Build Tools" category of the tech stack.

According to the StackShare community, SBT has a broader approval, being mentioned in 19 company stacks & 7 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 SBT?

    It is similar to Java's Maven and Ant. Its main features are: Native support for compiling Scala code and integrating with many Scala test frameworks.

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    What are some alternatives to CMake and SBT?
    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.
    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.
    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™ and npm. With the Nexus tool integration, pipelines in your toolchain can publish and retrieve versioned apps and their dependencies
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