Category Archives: xml

ANT – usefully boring

Ant the industry standard build tool is used by nearly every java developer at some point.

One writes Ant targets in xml that are then executed to compile classes, copy files, sign jars, run unit tests… you name it there is probably an ant target that does it.

For some reason XML markup, catchy as it is, never sticks in my mind but here are snippets of ANT targets I use a lot …. Continue reading

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