Yake Alternatives

    Yake is described as 'Simple script to make Your coding more efficient by executing long commands using short aliases from local Yakefile'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Yake 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 Yake are GNU Make (Free, Open Source), SCons (Free, Open Source), MakeMe (Free, Open Source) and Rake (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 8, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
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      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.
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      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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      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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    1. Embedthis MakeMe is a modern replacement for make and autoconf. It manages the building of programs and products by direct compilation and the generation of IDE projects and Makefiles.
    2. Rake is a 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.
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    3. RKD: Task executor - balance between Makefile and Gradle. Written in Python. Powerful tool for every DevOps. Automates production tasks as well as local development tasks.
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      A modern build, configuration management, ci/cd tool for automation Flexible data modelling, design of composition, OO and test driven Comprehensive workflow orchestration: full support all type of condition, loop(recursive), break, assert.
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    4. 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.
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      xmake is a cross-platform build utility based on Lua. The project focuses on making development and building easier and provides many features (e.g package, install, plugin, macro, action, option, task ...
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    5. 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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