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Spring MVC Beginner’s Guide by Amuthan G

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Understanding the Gradle script

A task in Gradle is similar to a goal in Maven. The Gradle script supports many in-built plugins to execute build-related tasks. One such plugin is the war plugin, which provides many convenient tasks to help you build a web project. We can incorporate these tasks in our build script easily by applying a plugin in our Gradle script as follows:

apply plugin: 'war'

Similar to the war plugin, there is another plugin called eclipse-wtp to incorporate tasks related to converting a project into an eclipse project. The eclipse command we used in step 2 is actually provided by the eclipse-wtp plugin.

Inside the repositories section, we can define our remote binary repository location. When we build our Gradle project, we ...

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