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JitPack vs Pants: What are the differences?

What is JitPack? JitPack builds GitHub Gradle and Maven projects on demand and provides ready-to-use packages. 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..

What is Pants? Build system by Twitter, Foursquare, and Square. Pants is a build system for Java, Scala and Python. It works particularly well for a source code repository that contains many distinct projects.

JitPack and Pants can be primarily classified as "Java Build" tools.

"Because uploading to maven central is a ball ache" is the top reason why over 5 developers like JitPack, while over 5 developers mention "Creates deployable packages" as the leading cause for choosing Pants.

Pants is an open source tool with 1.16K GitHub stars and 333 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Pants's open source repository on GitHub.

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    Because uploading to maven central is a ball ache
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    Creates deployable packages
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    Runs on Linux
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    Runs on OS X
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    BUILD files
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    Runs tests
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    Scales
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    Flexibility
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    Extensible

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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.

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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