Alternatives to Ant for all platforms with any license

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  • Maven icon

    Maven

    Apache Maven is a Java-based tool for build automation and project management (in software development). It is centered around a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    CMake

    CMake is a family of tools designed to build, test and package software. CMake is used to control the software compilation process...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Haiku

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    Gradle

    Gradle is build automation evolved. Gradle can automate the building, testing, publishing, deployment and more of software packages or...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Rake icon

    Rake

    Rake is a software task management and build automation tool. It allows you to specify tasks and describe dependencies as well as to...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • GNU Make

    Make is a tool which controls the generation of executables and other non-source files of a program from the program's source...

    Open Source Linux

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    SCons

    SCons is an Open Source software construction tool—that is, a next-generation build tool. Think of SCons as an improved...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Premake

    Powerfully simple build configuration Describe your software project just once, using Premake's simple and easy to read syntax...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    waf

    Waf is a Python-based framework for configuring, compiling and installing applications.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Xcode Eclipse Microsoft Visual Studio

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    EBuild

    EBuild is a software project build, dependency management and reporting technology. The aim is to be able to tackle any build problem...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku

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    SBT

    SBT is a build tool for Scala. It is like Ant or Maven but with hieroglyphics.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Autoconf

    GNU Autoconf is a tool for producing configure scripts for building, installing and packaging software on computer systems where a...

    Open Source Linux

  • Automake

    GNU Automake is a programming tool that produces portable makefiles for use by the make program, used in compiling software.

    Open Source Linux

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  • Ninja Build

    Ninja is a small build system with a focus on speed. It differs from other build systems in two major respects: it is designed to have...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    MakeMe

    Embedthis MakeMe is a modern replacement for make and autoconf. It manages the building of programs and products by direct compilation...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Phing

    PHing Is Not GNU make; it's a PHP project build system or build tool based on ?Apache Ant. You can do anything with it that you...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    qmake

    qmake is a tool from The Qt Company that helps simplify the build process for development project across different platforms. qmake...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • tup

    Tup is a file-based build system for Linux, OSX, and Windows. It inputs a list of file changes and a directed acyclic graph (DAG)...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Buildr

    Apache Buildr is a build system for Java-based applications, including support for Scala, Groovy and a growing number of JVM languages...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    NAnt

    NAnt is a free .NET build tool. In theory it is kind of like make without make's wrinkles. In practice it's a lot like Ant.

    Free Windows

  • Jerkar icon

    Jerkar

    Powerfull and rich featured pure Java build and automation tool. Jerkar includes among others, dependency management, repository...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    makebreed

    makebreed is a customizable shell script (./configure) that generates makefiles for C/C++ development projects using the gcc compiler....

    Open Source Linux

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    UppercuT

    The easiest build framework you will ever use. Just answer three simple questions (What is the name of your solution? What is the path...

    Open Source Windows

  • Anise icon

    Anise

    Anise is a Python-based execution engine for automation tasks. Automation tasks exist in software development, and probably all...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Buck icon

    Buck

    Buck is a build system developed and used by Facebook. It encourages the creation of small, reusable modules consisting of code and...

    Open Source Mac Linux GitHub

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