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puppet and ant/maven

jay vas
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Joined: Aug 30, 2005
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Hi guys : Im having trouble distinguishing the line between build tools like maven/ant and configuration tools like puppet. Are such tools overlapping ? or complimentary ?
Peter Johnson

Joined: May 14, 2008
Posts: 5852

Well, there is some overlap but it is usually the case that a certain tool is better for a certain purpose than another tool. I can use both a wrench and a hammer to pound in a nail, but one is a heck of a lot easier to use.

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I agree. Here's the link:
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