Category Archives: Apache Ant

Apache Ant

Ant is a Java library and command-line tool. Ant’s mission is to drive processes described in build files as targets and extension points dependent upon each other. The main known usage of Ant is the build of Java applications. Ant supplies a number of built-in tasks allowing to compile, assemble, test and run Java applications.… Read More »

Introduction of Apache Ant

Apache Ant is a software tool for automating software build processes. It is similar to Make but is implemented using the Java language, requires the Java platform, and is best suited to building Java projects. The most immediately noticeable difference between Ant and Make is that Ant uses XML to describe the build process and its… Read More »

Apache Ant: A Build Tool

Apache Ant (or simply Ant) is an XML-based build scripting language used heavily by the Open Source community. Ant automates tasks such as compiling source code, building deployment packages and automatically checking dependencies of what items need to be updated in a build set.

Using Ant to build J2EE Applications

Apache Ant (Another Neat Tool) is a build tool, mainly for Java projects. A build tool can be used to automate certain repetitive tasks, e.g. compiling source code, running software tests, creating jar files, javadocs, etc. A build process typically includes: the compilation of the Java source code into Java bytecode creation of the .jar file… Read More »

Ant cpptask with ivy

rajeshkumar created the topic: ant cpptask with ivy Questions: A company I am working for, has some c binaries build with ant using cpptask. They use ivy to retrieve shared c libraries every time we start a build which wastes a significant amount of time comparing the revisions and downloading, when then only need to… Read More »

How to put new line in apache ant message

rajeshkumar created the topic: How to put new line in apache ant message How to put new line in Apache Ant echo task and mail task: Answer: line.separator is Java System Properties which can be used for this purpose. Found the solution (tried with Ant 1.7.0): 1. You might wrap the message-texts within the XML… Read More »

Ant+Unable to create directory as a file already

rajeshkumar created the topic: Ant+Unable to create directory as a file already Hi, I have one file called djir.ear and I am trying to create a folder with the same name “jir.ear” same location using ant script. but i get error message saying that Unable to create directory as a file alr eady exists with… Read More »

Ant Scripting Issue

ant-qa created the topic: Ant Scripting Issue 1) I have many ant build files ( .xml files / test scripts) in folder : bin/execute 2) I have another testsuit.xml file (ant build file) that works as a test suit. All the test cases in folder : bin/execute are executed in the order they appear in… Read More »

Condition with Task in Ant

scmuser created the topic: Condition with Task in Ant Hi, How can i use conditions in Ant Task execution? Any idea? tpatil replied the topic: Re: Condition with Task in Ant [i] [/i] rajeshkumar replied the topic: Re: Condition with Task in Ant Hi, I guess questions was based on applying condition for Aant TASK… Read More »