Gradle vs JitPack: What are the differences?
What is Gradle? A powerful build system for the JVM. 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 JitPack? JitPack builds GitHub Gradle and Maven projects on demand and provides ready-to-use packages. JitPack is an easy to use package repository for Gradle/Sbt and Maven projects We build GitHub projects on demand and provides ready-to-use packages..
Gradle and JitPack can be primarily classified as "Java Build" tools.
"Flexibility" is the top reason why over 106 developers like Gradle, while over 5 developers mention "Because uploading to maven central is a ball ache" as the leading cause for choosing JitPack.
Gradle is an open source tool with 9.23K GitHub stars and 2.7K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Gradle's open source repository on GitHub.
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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.
The main build tool. Integrate and delegate build to NodeJS in the client application, and build the server, its used for development productivity and production optimisations and quality. Automate all machine scripts and build things from dev to continuous integration to production
All 20+ micro-services that power Cirrus CI are living in a single mono repository. Gradle is using for testing and building Docker containers for all services.
maven 과 함께 자바의 유명한 빌드 툴중 하나인데 솔직히 그냥 테스크 러너라는 생각이 든다. ssh 플러그인을 쓰면 간단한 배포는 쉽게 자동화 할 수 있다. ssh 플러그인의 경우 서버 시작 종료 쉘이 잘 안되는 경우가 있는 것 같다.
Gradle is used generally as our Android build tool, simplifying dependencies and general build process dramatically.