Gradle in Action



Gradle in Action Gradle Is The Next Step In JVM Based Build Tools It Draws On Lessons Learned From Established Build Tools Like Ant And Maven, Incorporating And Improving Upon Their Best Ideas, Like Full Flexibility And Convention Over Configuration In Gradle, Problem Domains Are Declaratively Modeled Using A Powerful Groovy DSL Instead Of Cumbersome XML As A Result, Builds Are Far Expressive, Extensible, And Testable Gradle In Action Is A Comprehensive Guide To End To End Project Automation With Gradle Starting With The Basics, This Practical, Easy To Read Book Discusses How To Build A Full Fledged, Real World Project Along The Way, It Touches On Advanced Topics Like Testing, Continuous Integration, And Monitoring Code Quality It Also Covers Tasks Like Setting Up Target Environments And Deploying Software.Purchase Of The Print Book Includes A Free EBook In PDF, Kindle, And EPub Formats From Manning Publications.

10 thoughts on “Gradle in Action

  1. says:

    Tedious and verbose I just don t understand the philosophy of any of these in Action books and I ve tried reading 3 of them They ll tell you that the Animal kingdom is huge but then go on and examine only Koala bears You get no higher sense of the properties and behaviors that are prevalent in the Animal kingdom And because of the conversational story telling style, information is scattered about Never again will...

  2. says:

    The first half was very interesting Some stuff was obsolete, but it was still really good read I wish the book would be updated with latest version of Gradle Other half about automation, deployment, provisioning was not really...

  3. says:

    The first chapter may look tedious, but if you worked with Ant and Maven before, and know their philosophy, then it really worth it The next chapter guides you to think about treating the build script as an object, because it is Groovy, and st...

  4. says:

    This is a very thorough book about Gradle It describes various scenarios where one could use a build tool like Gradle It described how Gradle, specifically, can be used to solve those problem After reading this you should be able to do just about w...

  5. says:

    An OK book that has lots of useful information But it wasn t as concise as I d have liked and it tried too hard to drive home the point that Gradle is much better than ant and maven, rather than arguing t...

  6. says:

    I found it bizarre that the explanation of Gradle syntax how it relates to groovy was buried in a brief appendix, when it is what you need to understand in order to confidently go beyond the samples provided Meanwhile the main text is full of ted...

  7. says:

    ok

  8. says:

    I am not sure for whom the book is It describes the concept of repositories for beginners on one hand and advanced stuff like puppet on the other hand.

  9. says:

    I was going to rank this book 3 stars until I read Chapter 11 on Building Polyglot Projects I found Chapter 11 very useful.

  10. says:

    This is a very thorough book and a good reference with lots of examples.

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