AntRunner for JBuilder

One of the oldest and most widely used Java IDEs still available is, of course, JBuilder from Borland:

Borland presently maintains a number of versions and editions of JBuilder, but only the Enterprise edition from version 7 onward supports Ant as part of the core package. For early versions as far back as version 4, or for non-Enterprise editions, help is at hand thanks to Dieter Bogdoll (although now actively supported by Kirk Schnelle), who developed the AntRunner plug-in for JBuilder. AntRunner is freely available at

This very lightweight addition (weighing in at only approximately 67KB) is freely available and will enable you to trigger any Ant target ...

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