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Introducing Gradle

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Balaji Varanasi
    Pages 1-5
  3. Balaji Varanasi
    Pages 7-16
  4. Balaji Varanasi
    Pages 17-25
  5. Balaji Varanasi
    Pages 27-39
  6. Balaji Varanasi
    Pages 41-66
  7. Balaji Varanasi
    Pages 67-85
  8. Balaji Varanasi
    Pages 87-97
  9. Balaji Varanasi
    Pages 99-109
  10. Balaji Varanasi
    Pages 111-128
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 129-130

About this book


This concise book is a quick start-up primer on the Gradle build and release tool. You'll learn about Gradle and how to set it up to use. You'll learn about the Gradle life cycle and how to effectively leverage and use it. Also, you'll learn the basics of using site plugins and generating Javadocs, test coverage/FindBugs reports, version/release notes and more. Furthermore, you'll take advantage of Gradle's archetypes to bootstrap new projects easily.

After reading and using Introducing Gradle, you'll have an understanding of Gradle's dependency management and how to organize basic and multi-module Gradle projects. It includes the new features and enhancements found in the latest version of Gradle, an open source enhanced Java build and release tool for Java that is especially popular among Spring application developers.


Gradle Java Javadocs Findbugs Spring application development

About the authors

Balaji Varanasi is a software development manager and technology entrepreneur. He has over 13 years of experience architecting and developing Java/.Net applications and, more recently, iPhone apps. During this period he has worked in the areas of security, web accessibility, search, and enterprise portals. He has a Master s Degree in Computer Science and serves as adjunct faculty, teaching programming and information system courses. When not programming, he enjoys spending time with his lovely wife in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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