Use Maven as build tool

Context and Problem Statement

Which build tool should be used?

Considered Options

Decision Outcome

Chosen option: “Maven”, because

  • None of Gradle’s customizability and the overhead in setup that comes with that is required.

  • The structure the comes with Maven makes the build files easier to understand compared to ANT.

Pros and Cons of the Options





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