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Bazel is described as 'open-source build and test tool similar to Make, Maven, and Gradle. It uses a human-readable, high-level build language. Bazel supports projects in multiple languages and builds outputs for multiple platforms' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Bazel for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is CMake, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Bazel are GNU Make, Maven, Ninja Build and SCons.

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Bazel is an open-source build and test tool similar to Make, Maven, and Gradle. It uses a human-readable, high-level build...

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    CMake

    • FreeOpen Source
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    37 alternatives to CMake 

    CMake is a family of tools designed to build, test and package software. CMake is used to control the software compilation process using simple platform and compiler independent configuration files. CMake generates native makefiles and workspaces that can be used in the compiler...

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  2. GNU Make icon

    GNU Make

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    34 alternatives to 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 files.

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    Maven

    • FreeOpen Source
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    25 alternatives to Maven 

    Apache Maven is a Java-based tool for build automation and project management (in software development). It is centered around a Project Object Model (POM) described in a XML file that describes the project structure and its dependencies to other components and libraries.

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  4. Ninja Build

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    16 alternatives to 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 its input files generated by a higher-level build system, and it is designed to run builds as fast as possible.

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    SCons

    • FreeOpen Source
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    34 alternatives to SCons 

    SCons is an Open Source software construction tool—that is, a next-generation build tool. Think of SCons as an improved, cross-platform substitute for the classic Make utility with integrated functionality similar to autoconf/automake and compiler caches such as ccache.

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    Gradle

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    24 alternatives to Gradle 

    Gradle is build automation evolved. Gradle can automate the building, testing, publishing, deployment and more of software packages or other types of projects such as generated static websites, generated documentation or indeed anything else.

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    Premake

    • FreeOpen Source
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    19 alternatives to Premake 

    Powerfully simple build configuration

    Describe your software project just once, using Premake's simple and easy to read syntax, and build it everywhere. Generate project files for Visual Studio, GNU Make, Xcode, Code::Blocks, and more across Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Use.

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    1.  PortablePremake can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Meson

    • FreeOpen Source
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    17 alternatives to Meson 

    The main design point of Meson is that every moment a developer spends writing or debugging build definitions is a second wasted. So is every second spent waiting for the build system to actually start compiling code.

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    Autoconf

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    19 alternatives to Autoconf 

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

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    Ant

    • FreeOpen Source
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    31 alternatives to Ant 

    Apache Ant is an Open Source Java-based build tool (for software development). It uses XML files to describe, structure and control the build process. Most actions are described as 'Tasks' - Ant offers a library of built-in Tasks, but various 3rd party Tasks and Task...

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