Gradle Quick-Start for Debian Stretch 9 Linux
The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Gradle Enterprise Automation Tools on Debian Stretch 9 i386/amd64 Linux Desktop/Server.
Gradle is the next evolutionary step in JVM-based build tools. It draws on lessons learned from established tools like Ant and Maven and takes their best ideas to the next level.
Following a build-by-convention approach, Gradle allows for declaratively modeling your problem domain using a powerful and expressive domain-specific language (DSL) implemented in Groovy instead of XML.
Gradle Evolved Automation Features:
- Strong yet flexible conventions
- Enterprise level control capabilities
- Manageable and understandable builds
To the Gradle Installation Tutorial on Debian Linux Bottom You will find a Link to Hello-World Build Script Guide.
Download Latest Gradle Complete Release:Get Gradle All .zip
Open a Command Line Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Or Login into Shell…
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Check if Java Development Kit is Installed
Unzip Gradle Archive into /tmp
unzip -d /tmp/ $HOME/Downloads/gradle*.zip
sudo mv /tmp/gradle* /opt/
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
Add Gradle Env Variables and Set Path
echo "GRADLE_HOME=/opt/gradle-[X.Y]" >> $HOME/.bashrc
Just Replace the Gradle Version to [X.Y] in above Command
echo 'export PATH=$PATH:$GRADLE_HOME/bin' >> $HOME/.bashrc
Testing Gradle Installation
(Optional) Speed Up Gradle Builds with Gradle Daemon
echo "org.gradle.daemon=true" >> $HOME/.gradle/gradle.properties
Once you have globally enabled the Gradle Daemon in this way, all your builds will take advantage a Speed Boost.
Getting-Started with Gradle Automation Build Script:Gradle Build Script Example