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The GNU Compiler Collection and GNU Toolchain (Binutils, GDB, GLIBC)
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What is Make?

The GNU Compiler Collection and GNU Toolchain (Binutils, GDB, GLIBC)
Make is a tool in the Code Automation Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses Make?

Companies
75 companies reportedly use Make in their tech stacks, including Avito, Figure, and Buzzvil.

Developers
201 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Make.

Make Integrations

Pros of Make
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No-nonsense approach to builds. Just works
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One-line Execution
Decisions about Make

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Make in their tech stack.

Robert Postill
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I chose Make in part because the Racket community has make files for projects that were easy to use and adapt to my project. The reality is Make is still the best cross-platform cross-ecosystem build tool. Sure you could use something more tailored to your language or framework. But who has a stack so simple it only has one language or framework in it? Not me, certainly.

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Make Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Make?
CMake
It is used to control the software compilation process using simple platform and compiler independent configuration files, and generate native makefiles and workspaces that can be used in the compiler environment of the user's choice.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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Make's Followers
127 developers follow Make to keep up with related blogs and decisions.