Gradle is a combination of Ant and Maven in terms of using the simplicity of Ant and handling multiple phases of the life cycle as Maven. As Gradle has been developed based on the Groovy Domain Specific Language (DSL), the amount of code required to be written to handle software movement through various life cycles, from compilation, analysis, testing, packaging, and deploying, will be reduced considerably. The typical Gradle build file is given here for your reference:
Some of the advantages of Gradle are as follows:
- Gradle is a programming language
- Lots of built-in tasks in the plugin code, for example, the apply plugin declaration in ...