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Bazel

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+ 1
124
Buck

25
125
+ 1
8
Pants

22
72
+ 1
30
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Pros of Bazel
Pros of Buck
Pros of Pants
  • 27
    Fast
  • 19
    Deterministic incremental builds
  • 16
    Correct
  • 15
    Multi-language
  • 13
    Enforces declared inputs/outputs
  • 9
    High-level build language
  • 8
    Scalable
  • 5
    Multi-platform support
  • 4
    Sandboxing
  • 3
    Dependency management
  • 2
    Flexible
  • 2
    Windows Support
  • 1
    Android Studio integration
  • 4
    Fast
  • 1
    Java
  • 1
    Facebook
  • 1
    Runs on OSX
  • 1
    Windows Support
  • 6
    Creates deployable packages
  • 4
    Runs on Linux
  • 4
    Runs on OS X
  • 4
    BUILD files
  • 4
    Runs tests
  • 4
    Scales
  • 2
    Flexibility
  • 2
    Extensible

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Cons of Bazel
Cons of Buck
Cons of Pants
  • 3
    No Windows Support
  • 2
    Bad IntelliJ support
  • 1
    Poor windows support for some languages
  • 1
    Constant breaking changes
  • 1
    Learning Curve
  • 1
    Lack of Documentation
  • 2
    Lack of Documentation
  • 1
    Learning Curve
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    What is Bazel?

    Bazel is a build tool that builds code quickly and reliably. It is used to build the majority of Google's software, and thus it has been designed to handle build problems present in Google's development environment.

    What is Buck?

    Buck encourages the creation of small, reusable modules consisting of code and resources, and supports a variety of languages on many platforms.

    What is Pants?

    Pants is a build system for Java, Scala and Python. It works particularly well for a source code repository that contains many distinct projects.

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