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The 'Bottom Line' in the Maven - Ant Debate

Much has been said in the blogosphere about the differences between Maven and Ant. Lines have been drawn between tech bloggers, and one thing has become clear; people love to argue about Maven versus Ant. And we love the debate. Constructive criticism is what keeps companies fresh, and products user-friendly. Here is another chapter in the debate:

Standardization of build systems is one of the main benefits that Maven brought to the world. If you know one Maven project, you can switch to any other project built with Maven and feel comfortable immediately. This increases productivity, both personally and for your company, which is one of the reasons more and more companies switch over from Ant to Maven.

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Written by Heather Loney

Heather is the Communications and Community Engagement Officer at the Upper Grand District School Board. Prior to her current position, Heather was the Senior Producer for Special Projects at Global News and a Copy Editor at Sonatype. Heather managed a team of digital journalists, covering national and international events, as well as consumer, tech and lifestyle news for GlobalNews.ca. Heather has significant experience in journalism, new media, digital storytelling, SEO and social media best practices, WordPress and other content management systems, photography and research.