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Lego Mindstorms EV3 Essentials by Abid H. Mujtaba

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Gradle

Gradle is a build automation tool designed primarily for large Java projects. Java programs consist of source code that can use external libraries, which must be linked and compiled correctly to run. A number of tools exist for streamlining this process, with Gradle being a strong contender for the best one out there—Google certainly thinks so; Gradle is now the default build mechanism for Android projects.

We will use Gradle to compile programs for LeJOS because it can be run from the command line (terminal) and makes the project dependencies explicit, allowing us to grasp how the Java project comes together functionally.

To install Gradle, download the zip file from http://www.gradle.org/installation. Move the zip file to the location where ...

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