Tweet your project's build status

Use a custom Ant task and Open Authentication to update a Twitter account with build-completion status

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Mr Joseph P. McCarthy

Date archived: May 15, 2019 | First published: October 05, 2010

Combine tried-and-true old friend Apache Ant with the trendy Twitter service to create a build-notification system that doesn't rely on Ant's mail task. By receiving status updates via Twitter after an automated Ant build completes, project developers and testers are notified immediately that the new build is available. And they can subscribe and unsubscribe to the feed at will.

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