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I wanna know abt ANT

Ashik Uzzaman
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I have just downloaded ant binary. Suggest me how should I learn abt it & proceed further....

Ashik Uzzaman
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Junilu Lacar

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Originally posted by Ashik uzzaman:
Suggest me how should I learn abt it & proceed further....

Er.... "learn it by heart"?
Seriously though, the only way is to go out and actually start using it. The documentation is online at jakarta.apache.org and there are links to the mailing list archives there as well.
Roseanne Zhang
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There is a shortcut. If you download a small jakarta project, such as Log4J, which is built by ant. It is a good and simple example for you to learn ant.
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[ February 02, 2002: Message edited by: Roseanne Zhang ]
Ashik Uzzaman
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Thnx guys, just downloaded the binary and requested for a user manual on ANT.
But learning ANT by heart would be ...
Guy Allard
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Well, I stumbled across this late, the post is stale, but I'll go ahead and say:
The best way to start with Ant is to download the sources. They come with a 'bootstrap' binary copy.
You use the bootstrap copy to build your own new copy straight from the sources.
Ravi Veera
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Joined: Jun 23, 2001
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To add one more resource about Ant.
The book Java Tools for Extreme programming covering Ant,JUnit and Cactus is a good starting point.
Consider Paul's rocket mass heater.
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