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when maven and when ant?

vipul patel
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Joined: Oct 16, 2005
Posts: 146

I recently came across about the build tool called maven. i have used ant in past for web development things. however, i dont understand exact differnce between two? can any body elaborate more on maven and when should i use it?

i have seen production test environment where product is built using maven and test results gets publieshed over continuum.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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This thread provides a good description of the differences.

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