Gradle in Action is a comprehensive guide to end-to-end project automation with Gradle. Starting with the basics, this practical, easy-to-read book discusses how to build a full-fledged, real-world project. Along the way, it touches on advanced topics like testing, continuous integration, and monitoring code quality. You'll also explore tasks like setting up your target environment and deploying your software.
About the Technology
Gradle is a general-purpose build automation tool. It extends the usage patterns established by its forerunners Ant and Maven and allows builds that are expressive, maintainable, and easy to understand. Using a flexible Groovy-based DSL, Gradle provides declarative and extendable language elements that let you model your project’s needs the way you want.
About the Book
Gradle in Action is a comprehensive guide to end-to-end project automation with Gradle. Starting with the basics, this practical, easy-to-read book discusses how to establish an effective build process for a full-fledged, real-world project. Along the way, it covers advanced topics like testing, continuous integration, and monitoring code quality. You’ll also explore tasks like setting up your target environment and deploying your software.
The book assumes a basic background in Java, but no knowledge of Groovy.
A comprehensive guide to Gradle
Practical, real-world examples
Transitioning from Ant and Maven
In-depth plugin development
Continuous delivery with Gradle
About the Author
Benjamin Muschko is a member of the Gradleware engineering team and the author of several popular Gradle plugins.
Table of contents
- Brief Table of Contents
- Table of Contents
- About this Book
- About the Cover Illustration
- Part 1. Introducing Gradle
- Part 2. Mastering the fundamentals
- Part 3. From build to deployment
- Appendix A. Driving the command line
- Appendix B. Groovy for Gradle users
- List of Figures
- List of Tables
- List of Listings
- Title: Gradle in Action
- Release date: February 2014
- Publisher(s): Manning Publications
- ISBN: 9781617291302
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