Rake Alternatives

    Rake is described as 'software task management and build automation tool. It allows you to specify tasks and describe dependencies as well as to group tasks in a namespace'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Rake for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Android. The best alternative is CMake, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Rake are GNU Make (Free, Open Source), SCons (Free, Open Source), Maven (Free, Open Source) and Gradle (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 16, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
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      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.
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      EBuild is a software project build, dependency management and reporting technology. The aim is to be able to tackle any build problem in a structured, declarative and elegant way. It is extensible via a plugin interface.
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      Waf is a Python-based framework for configuring, compiling and installing applications.
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      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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      PHing Is Not GNU make; it's a PHP project build system or build tool based on ?Apache Ant.
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      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.
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      Simple script to make Your coding more efficient by executing long commands using short aliases from local Yakefile.
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      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.
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    1. Powerfull and rich featured pure Java build and automation tool. Jerkar includes among others, dependency management, repository publication, super-easy build editing and depbugging.
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    2. setup - A simple Bash library for setting up a directory structure using Makefile-like definitions.
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