What is Gradle ?

By | November 21, 2020

In this post, We will talk about What is Gradle?

  • Gradle is completely an open-source build automation tool that is based on Apache build tools Maven and Ant.
  • It introduces a  Kotlin and Groovy-based DSL(Domain Specific Language)instead of XML (Extensible Markup Language) for declaring the project configuration. 
  • Gradle facilitates an elastic model that helps us in the development lifecycle from compiling and packaging source code for web and mobile-based applications.
  • It provides support to buildtest, and deploy software on different platforms. 
  • Gradle is developed to build automation on many programming languages and platforms, including Java, Android, Scala / C ++, and Groovy. Gradle can be integrated with several development tools and servers, including Eclipse, Jenkins, and Android Studio.
  • Some Leading Enterprise companies like LinkedIn, Google, and Netflix use Gradle
  • It has been developed to basically overcome the drawbacks of Maven and Antand supports integration with a range of IDEs.

That’s all about What is Gradle?
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