BuildAMation Alternatives

    BuildAMation is described as 'build system and project generator for C and C++ desktop applications, with an extensible architecture. It is written in C#, and works on Windows, Linux and Apple OSX'. There are five alternatives to BuildAMation for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Xcode and Eclipse. The best alternative is CMake, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BuildAMation are Meson (Free, Open Source), Premake (Free, Open Source), waf (Free, Open Source) and Reggae build system (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 23, 2019

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Haiku
      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.
    1. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Powerfully simple build configuration
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Xcode
      • Eclipse
      • Microsoft Visual Studio
      Waf is a Python-based framework for configuring, compiling and installing applications.
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    2. Reggae is a (meta) build system with multiple front (D, Python, Ruby, Javascript, Lua) and backends (make, ninja, tup, custom). This is alpha software, only tested on Linux and likely to have breaking changes made.
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