Practically Groovy, Ant scripting with Groovy

Combine Ant and Groovy for more expressive and controllable builds

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Andrew Glover and Scott Davis

Date archived: May 14, 2019 | First published: December 14, 2004

Both Ant and Maven rule the world of build processing, but XML is occasionally a less-than-expressive configuration format. In this second installment in his new series on the practical applications of Groovy, Andrew Glover introduces Groovy's builder utility, which makes it especially easy to combine Groovy with Ant and Maven for more expressive and controllable builds.

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