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