Chapter 3. Core concepts

This chapter covers

  • Configuring settings, tasks, and projects
  • Reusing values across settings
  • Learning the core concepts of an sbt build
  • Adding additional projects to the preowned-kittens build

In chapter 2, you set up an initial sbt project and used the command line to perform basic operations. This chapter focuses on taking this build beyond the out-of-the-box defaults and into something that you can call your own. As you go, you’ll learn the core of sbt, the fundamental concepts that pervade any build. These are the components you can use to construct any build you want, and indeed they’re the mechanism by which sbt provides a default build. After reading this chapter, given sufficient time, you could implement ...

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