Maven is described as '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' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Maven for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is CMake, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Maven are GNU Make (Free, Open Source), Gradle (Free, Open Source), SCons (Free, Open Source) and Meson (Free, Open Source).
qmake is a tool from The Qt Company that helps simplify the build process for development project across different platforms. qmake automates the generation of Makefiles so that only a few lines of information are needed to create each Makefile.
Apache Buildr is a build system for Java-based applications, including support for Scala, Groovy and a growing number of JVM languages and tools. We wanted something that’s simple and intuitive to use, so we only need to tell it what to do, and it takes care of the rest.
The easiest build framework you will ever use. Just answer three simple questions (What is the name of your solution? What is the path to source control? What is your company name?) and you are building.
pypyr is an open source task-runner for automation pipelines. pypyr lets you script sequential tasks in a simple yaml format with conditional execution, loops, error handling and retries for any step in your pipeline.
Bazel is an 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.