Welcome to the October 2021 Gradle Build Tool newsletter.
This issue covers mainly the news from the community. The Gradle 7.3 release is right around the corner and we will cover it next time.
From the Community
- Measure, Measure, Measure: A Journey About How to Measure Build Times for Android - shares a systematic approach to measure build times (not really specific to Android)
- 5 Amazing Gradle Plugins for Android Apps - describes useful Gradle plugins for Android projects (from Medium)
- Gradle Goodness Notebook - collection of articles about Gradle from Hubert Klein Ikkink, also known as mrhaki
- New videos from the Understanding Gradle series about centralizing dependency versions and dependency version conflicts
- Speed-up Your Gradle Build With These Easy Optimisations - shares a few simple tips to improve build performance
- Gradle Tutorial for Complete Beginners - discusses the basics of Gradle
We’re working with G2 to understand our strengths and opportunities for improvement relative to other build automation solutions in the industry. G2 (https://www.g2.com) is a review site that gathers user experience about various projects. If you’d like to help, please take a couple minutes to submit your feedback by visiting the following link. From there, scroll down to the “Write a Review” link under the Gradle Build Tool Reviews section. Note that you will be asked to register. Thanks in advance!
If you share our passion for developer productivity and tooling, consider joining our globally distributed team and check out our job openings at gradle.com/careers. We are looking for software engineers, solution engineers and also a developer advocate and developer productivity engineer.
- Nov 2 9:00 am - 12:30 pm (Pacific Time, US): Gradle Build Cache Deep Dive
- Nov 9 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (Pacific Time, US): Introduction to Developer Productivity Engineering
- Nov 16-17 08:30 am - 12:30 pm (Pacific Time, US): Introduction to Gradle Build Tool
See the Gradle Training webpage for an up-to-date list of all upcoming educational and training events.
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Until next time!
—The Gradle Build Tool Team