Java Build Tool

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Top 7 Java Build Tool Projects

  • Buck

    A fast build system that encourages the creation of small, reusable modules over a variety of platforms and languages.

    Project mention: Dev Discussions: Everything You Need to Know about Monorepos with Juri Strumpflohner of Nrwl | | 2022-07-13

    Pioneered by tech giants like Google and Meta with tools like Bazel and Buck, monorepos are seeing widespread adoption across companies of all sizes and industries.

  • DependencyCheck

    OWASP dependency-check is a software composition analysis utility that detects publicly disclosed vulnerabilities in application dependencies.

    Project mention: Gitlab community dependency scanning | | 2022-04-01

    We use OWASP dependency-check and pass reports to SonarQube.

  • SonarLint

    Clean code begins in your IDE with SonarLint. Up your coding game and discover issues early. SonarLint is a free plugin that helps you find & fix bugs and security issues from the moment you start writing code. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • proguard

    ProGuard, Java optimizer and obfuscator

    Project mention: Obfuscation tutorial (the sequel) | | 2022-07-31 (not the best but it does work)

  • javafx-gradle-plugin

    Gradle plugin for JavaFX

  • example-bazel-monorepo

    🌿💚 Example Bazel-ified monorepo, supporting Golang, Java, Python, Scala, and Typescript

  • bach

    🎼 Bach Builds (on(ly)) Modules

    Project mention: Splitting software into multiple applications and libraries. Most practical ways! | | 2022-07-26

    Projects like bach do serve to make the case that, if the resolution/build library piece were filled in, building and maintaining a multi module or multi-whatever project using just javac/jar/etc with Java build programs would be practical.

  • proguard-core

    Library to read, write, analyze, and process java bytecode

    Project mention: JEP draft: Classfile API | | 2022-06-17

    The MethodBuilder "low-level" example looks like the ProGuardCORE API for building classes & code sequences, which can be written as:

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-07-31.

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What are some of the best open-source Build Tool projects in Java? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Buck 8,353
2 DependencyCheck 4,310
3 proguard 1,544
4 javafx-gradle-plugin 434
5 example-bazel-monorepo 250
6 bach 222
7 proguard-core 196
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