Buck vs Gradle vs JitPack

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Buck

27
146
+ 1
8
Gradle

17.1K
9.5K
+ 1
254
JitPack

35
75
+ 1
12
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Pros of Buck
Pros of Gradle
Pros of JitPack
  • 4
    Fast
  • 1
    Java
  • 1
    Facebook
  • 1
    Runs on OSX
  • 1
    Windows Support
  • 110
    Flexibility
  • 51
    Easy to use
  • 47
    Groovy dsl
  • 22
    Slow build time
  • 10
    Crazy memory leaks
  • 8
    Fast incremental builds
  • 5
    Kotlin DSL
  • 1
    Windows Support
  • 12
    Because uploading to maven central is a ball ache

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Cons of Buck
Cons of Gradle
Cons of JitPack
  • 2
    Lack of Documentation
  • 1
    Learning Curve
  • 8
    Inactionnable documentation
  • 6
    It is just the mess of Ant++
  • 4
    Hard to decide: ten or more ways to achieve one goal
  • 2
    Bad Eclipse tooling
  • 2
    Dependency on groovy
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    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 Gradle?

    Gradle is a build tool with a focus on build automation and support for multi-language development. If you are building, testing, publishing, and deploying software on any platform, Gradle offers a flexible model that can support the entire development lifecycle from compiling and packaging code to publishing web sites.

    What is JitPack?

    JitPack is an easy to use package repository for Gradle/Sbt and Maven projects. We build GitHub projects on demand and provides ready-to-use packages.

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