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Calling ANT task from Java program

Yash Sharma
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Joined: Jan 30, 2003
Posts: 61
Sorry if this sounds naive I want to use the ?Freemarker ANT task to generate an HTML representation for my XML based on a template. However I want to do this using my program on the fly, which means that I must be able to call the ANT task from inside my Java program.

Can we call an ANT task from a Java Program or JSP?
Karthik Guru
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 1209
In Ant documentation that ships with it, refer to the section
'Using Ant Tasks Outside of Ant'. We have used some ant tasks from within our java code and its very easy to use.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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