Capsule vs Gradle vs Sonatype Nexus

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Pros of Capsule
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Pros of Sonatype Nexus
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      Easy to use
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      Groovy dsl
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      Slow build time
    • 10
      Crazy memory leaks
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      Fast incremental builds
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      Kotlin DSL
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      Windows Support
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      Cons of Capsule
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      Cons of Sonatype Nexus
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        • 7
          Inactionnable documentation
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          It is just the mess of Ant++
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          Hard to decide: ten or more ways to achieve one goal
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          Bad Eclipse tooling
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          Dependency on groovy
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          What is Capsule?

          Packages any JVM application, no matter how complex, as a single, plain executable JAR. A capsule may directly contain all of the application’s dependencies or simply declare some or all of them, to be downloaded when launched.

          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 Sonatype Nexus?

          It is an open source repository that supports many artifact formats, including Docker, Java™ and npm. With the Nexus tool integration, pipelines in your toolchain can publish and retrieve versioned apps and their dependencies

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            What are some alternatives to Capsule, Gradle, and Sonatype Nexus?
            Apache Maven
            Maven allows a project to build using its project object model (POM) and a set of plugins that are shared by all projects using Maven, providing a uniform build system. Once you familiarize yourself with how one Maven project builds you automatically know how all Maven projects build saving you immense amounts of time when trying to navigate many projects.
            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.
            JFrog Artifactory
            It integrates with your existing ecosystem supporting end-to-end binary management that overcomes the complexity of working with different software package management systems, and provides consistency to your CI/CD workflow.
            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.
            Apache Ant
            Ant is a Java-based build tool. In theory, it is kind of like Make, without Make's wrinkles and with the full portability of pure Java code.
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