What is xmake?
It is a cross-platform build utility based on lua. It focuses on making development and building easier and provides many features (e.g package, install, plugin, macro, action, option, task ...), so that any developer can quickly pick it up and enjoy a productivity boost when developing and building projects.
xmake is a tool in the C / C++ Build Tools category of a tech stack.
xmake is an open source tool with 5K GitHub stars and 486 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to xmake's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses xmake?
Visual Studio Code, Sublime Text, Golang, Swift, and C++ are some of the popular tools that integrate with xmake. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with xmake.
- Support multi-language
- Hybrid compilation
- Modern C/C++ build tools
xmake Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to xmake?
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.