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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: Virtual Ant - Highly innovative, new GUI for Apache ANT
Date Tue, 28 Nov 2006 11:43:17 GMT
Prashant Deva wrote:
> Hi,
> We have just released a demo of Virtual Ant, a revolutionary new GUI for 
> Ant.
> You can of course use the above link to skip right to the video, but
> for those who wont do so until they know about it a little, here is a
> (very) little description of Virtual Ant -
> ' With Virtual Ant you no longer have to get your hands dirty with XML
> to create or edit Ant build scripts. Work in a completely virtualized
> environment similar to Windows Explorer and run your tasks on a
> Virtual File System to see what they do, in real time, without
> affecting your real file system. The actual Ant build script is
> generated in the background.'
> Of course, this doesnt even begin to describe it, so i would suggest
> you go ahead and see the website.
> Your feedback is greatly appreciated.
> P.S. - I have already posted this to the user list, but since this is
> directly related to Ant I thought it needs to be posted here in the
> dev list too.

this is cool! I like the idea of the Vritual filesystem.

If you submit patch the right parts of the Ant's documentation 
(xdocs/external.xml),  you can get a mention in the next release of ant.

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