Author: Hubert Klein Ikkink
Title: Gradle Effective Implementations Guide – Second Edition
Print Length: 32
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
Key FeaturesPractical and engaging from start to finish covering the fundamentals of GradleLearn the skills required to develop Java applications with Gradle and integrate at an enterprise levelApply the correct plugin and configuration to our Gradle build files to work with the different languagesBook DescriptionGradle is a project automation tool that has a wide range of applications. The basic aim of Gradle is to automate a wide variety of tasks performed by software developers, including compiling computer source code to binary code, packaging binary codes, running tests, deploying applications to production systems, and creating documentation.The book will start with the fundamentals of Gradle and introduce you to the tools that will be used in further chapters. You will learn to create and work with Gradle scripts and then see how to use Gradle to build your Java Projects. While building Java application, you will find out about other important topics such as dependency management, publishing artifacts, and integrating the application with other JVM languages such as Scala and Groovy.By the end of this book, you will be able to use Gradle in your daily development. Writing tasks, applying plugins, and creating build logic will be your second nature.What you will learnWrite your first Gradle ScriptWrite build logic with the Gradle build languageExplore the Java plugins supported by GradleUnderstand dependency management in GradlePackage and publish your (web) applicationIntegrate Scala and Groovy with GradleWrite your own custom tasks and pluginsIntegrate Gradle with your IDEAbout the AuthorHubert Klein Ikkink, born in 1973, lives in Tilburg, the Netherlands, with his beautiful wife and three gorgeous children. He is also known as mrhaki, which is simply the initials of his name prepended with mr. He studied information systems and management at Tilburg University. After finishing his studies in 1996, he started to develop Java software. Over the years, his focus switched from applets to servlets, and from Java Enterprise Edition applications to Spring-based software and Groovy-related technologies. He likes the expressiveness of the Groovy language and how it is used in other tools, such as Gradle. He also wrote Gradle Dependency Management, Packt Publishing.In the Netherlands, Hubert works for a company called JDriven. JDriven focuses on technologies that simplify and improve the development of enterprise applications. Employees of JDriven have years of experience with Java and related technologies and are all eager to learn about new technologies. Hubert works on projects using Grails and Java combined with Groovy and Gradle.