Apache Ant Introduction
- Apache Software Foundation released build tool for compile, execute the program via build file.Using the Apache ant can be compile Java classes, Generate jar files, Execute Jar file , deploy the application.
- ANT stands for Another Neat Tool. Ant was founded by James Duncan Davidson. First Official Version was released on 2000 July 19th as Standalone Product.
- Ant is platform independent build tool which built in Java. Ant build.xml file used to comiple, clean, deploy and execute the programs.