Create scripts with the Gradle build language using Packt's New Book and eBook

December 2012 | Open Source

Gradle Effective Implementation Guide is a new book from Packt that teaches developers to apply Gradle to Java, Scala and Groovy projects. Written in tutorial format with practical examples this book will show how to integrate Gradle with the IDE and well-known continuous integration servers.

About the Author:

Hubert Klein Ikkink, also known as mrhaki, works for a company called JDriven in the Netherlands. He works on projects using Grails and Java combined with Groovy and Gradle. Apart from this, Hubert is a Dzone most valuable blogger.

Gradle Effective Implementation Guide takes readers through the basics of the Gradle language and teaches how to write tasks, work with files and how to use write build scripts using the Groovy DSL. Through hands on examples, readers will be shown how to use Gradle for Java projects, and compile, package, and deploy their applications with ease.

Java develpers will learn to test and check their Java, Scala and Groovy applications and write their own custom tasks and plugins. They will be able to use Gradle on continous integrations servers Jenkins, TeamCity and Bamboo, and integrate Gradle with Eclipse and IntelliJ IDEA.

Chapters emphasized in this book are:

Chapter 1: Starting with Gradle
Chapter 2: Creating Gradle Build Scripts
Chapter 3: Working with Gradle Build Scripts
Chapter 4: Using Gradle for Java Projects
Chapter 5: Dependency Management
Chapter 6: Testing, Building, and Publishing Artifacts
Chapter 7: Multi-project Builds
Chapter 8: Mixed Languages
Chapter 9: Maintaining Code Quality
Chapter 10: Writing Custom Tasks and Plugins
Chapter 11: Using Gradle with Continuous Integration
Chapter 12: IDE Support

Packed with easy-to-follow examples, Java developers will find this book to be an interesting and useful read. Available in print, and various electronic formats, the book retails at $40.49 for the Print copy and $22.94 for the electronic version. For more information, please visit the Packt book page at http://www.packtpub.com/gradle-effective-implementation-guide/book

Gradle Effective Implementation Guide
Learn the best of Gradle and apply it to your Java, Scala and Groovy projects

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/gradle-effective-implementation-guide/book

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