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From Ron Wheeler <>
Subject Re: Is Maven the answer?
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2012 04:21:18 GMT
I would have suggested Ant since it is easy to use, widely supported 
with documentation, books and examples.
It can do damn near anything.

make seems awfully obscure but it is used a lot for installation.

maven does not seem like a good fit.


On 29/02/2012 10:20 PM, Yuen-Chi Lian wrote:
> For such scripting with phases, I find rake (or make) to be more suitable
> than ant or Maven. Or try BuildR.
> Yuen-Chi Lian |
> "I do not seek; I find." - Pablo Picasso
> 2012/3/1 Terence Stephens<>
>> I'm looking for a tool that will help me:
>> Build Java Code
>> Move Php code to a different location on my computer
>> Create New Directories on the server and upload content to them (via
>> FTP over SSL or maybe SSH)
>> Download whole directories and then zip of the contents
>> I know I could do this in a shell script, but I think I would have
>> better luck with a Java based tool.  This is outside the scope of
>> Maven's uses.  For my needs, should I look into using Maven or find a
>> different tool?
>> thanks.
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Ron Wheeler
Artifact Software Inc
skype: ronaldmwheeler
phone: 866-970-2435, ext 102

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