Posts tagged with "Gradle"

May 28th, 2013

Post Google I/O: The State of Android Development [UPDATED]

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A few weeks ago i posted an analysis of the current state of the gradle based Android build system. Today we are living in a post Google I/O 2013 world and several things have changed. Time for an update. The most prominent change is the new Android development environment: Android Studio. Android Studio Currently in [...]

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May 2nd, 2013

State of the Android Gradle Build System

gardle-android

Building an Android project can be challenging at times. The Android SDK ships with a set of helpful ant scripts, but has its shortcomings. It mainly¬†lacks a well-populated dependency¬†infrastructure similar to what maven offers (ivy doesn’t count). Hence, the natural evolution of build process spawned the maven android plugin. The plugin allows you to infuse [...]

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