Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Getting Started

    1. Ant's Origins

    2. Getting Ant

    3. Ant at Work

    4. Anatomy of a Build File

    5. Running Ant

  2. Chapter 2 Using Properties and Types

    1. Using Properties to Control Tasks

    2. Using Property Files

    3. Handling Data Using Types

  3. Chapter 3 Building Java Code

    1. Compiling Code

    2. Getting Input from the User

    3. Calling Other Ant Tasks

    4. Importing Other Build Files

    5. Documenting Code

    6. Creating JAR Files

    7. Setting Build Numbers

    8. Setting Timestamps

  4. Chapter 4 Deploying Builds

    1. Packaging Applications for Deployment

    2. Preparing to Deploy

    3. Deploying Applications

    4. Scheduling Automatic Builds

  5. Chapter 5 Testing Builds with JUnit

    1. Using JUnit

    2. Running Test Cases

    3. Testing in Batches

    4. Running the Build File

    5. Extending JUnit

  6. Chapter 6 Getting Source Code from CVS Repositories

    1. Source Control and Ant

    2. Logging In

    3. Working with the Server

    4. Getting Version Data

    5. Creating Change Logs

    6. Finding Changes Between Versions

    7. Creating Patches

  7. Chapter 7 Executing External Programs

    1. Executing Java Code

    2. Executing External Programs

    3. Performing Batch Execution

    4. Multithreading Tasks

    5. Setting Execution Order

  8. Chapter 8 Developing for the Web

    1. Creating WAR Archives

    2. Creating CAB Files

    3. Creating Simple Web Deployment

    4. Deploying with SCP

    5. Deploying to Tomcat

    6. Deploying to Tomcat

    7. Compiling JSPs

    8. Deploying to EJB Containers

  9. Chapter 9 XML and XDoclet

    1. Validating XML Documents

    2. Loading Properties from XML Files

    3. Creating Ant Task DTDs

    4. Transforming XML Using XSLT

    5. Using XDoclet

    6. Developing Enterprise JavaBeans

  10. Chapter 10 Optional Tasks

    1. Using Sound

    2. Creating Splash Screens

    3. Subtituting Text Using Regular Expressions

    4. Handling Dependencies

  11. Chapter 11 Integrating Ant with Eclipse

    1. Introducing Eclipse

    2. Running Ant Build Files

    3. Using a Different Version of Ant

    4. Using the Ant View

  12. Chapter 12 Extending Ant

    1. Creating a Simple Custom Ant Task

    2. Extending the Task Class

    3. Creating Custom Listeners

    4. Creating Custom Loggers

    5. Creating Custom Filters

    6. Creating Custom Selectors

    7. Creating New Types

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