Gradle Foundations: A Crash Course to Gradle

Learn the core concepts of the Gradle.
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  • Lectures 28
  • Length 2 hours
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Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

This course teaches students the core concepts of the Gradle build system, which is used to compile, test, and deploy Java and/or Groovy projects. Gradle supports many languages and tools, and is tightly integrated with Android Studio.

Students will first go through some Gradle fundamentals and then the course goes into more in-depth coverage of the Gradle build system.

This course goes over topics such as: fundamental Gradle concepts, getting started with Gradle, authoring build scripts, using tasks and plugins, building Java projects, automated testing, dependencies, and much more.

Students will learn by doing, by working through exercises designed to build on the presented material and explore. This class can take you from complete newcomer to Gradle competence.


What are the requirements?

  • good understanding of the Java language

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn the important parts of Gradle to get your build up and running

What is the target audience?

  • developers
  • this course is useful for any developer seeking to understand Gradle.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started
Intro to Gradle
Preview
03:06
Comparing Gradle, Ant and Maven
Preview
03:27
Installing Gradle
Preview
04:26
Running Gradle
04:07
Gradle Wrapper
03:36
Section 2: Gradle Tasks
Writing Simple Tasks
05:23
Running Tasks
05:32
Task Phases
02:40
Task Dependencies
03:42
Setting Properties on Tasks
02:55
Section 3: Task Dependencies
Task Dependencies
05:52
Other Dependencies
05:52
Using finalizedBy
05:16
Section 4: Typed Tasks
Introduction to Typed Tasks
02:21
The Copy Task
08:57
Section 5: Building a Java Project
Java Project Building
04:45
Java Plugin Details
02:22
Gradle Daemon
02:46
Writing a Multi-project Build
05:05
Putting It All Together
08:18
Section 6: Dependencies
Introduction to Repositories
05:08
Using Repositories
06:11
Gradle Cache
02:31
Section 7: Testing
Running Tests
02:50
Using Filters to Select Tests
04:27
Adding Other Test Types to Your Build
08:42
Section 8: Gradle Wrapper
The Gradle Wrapper
05:32
Using Team City and the Gradle Wrapper Together
06:30

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Instructor Biography

Keith Johnson, Developer

I'm a software architect with over 25 years of experience in software development and 15 years of experience in Java.

My core skill set includes SQL, C, C++, Java, Oracle, MySQL and MS SQL. Over the past 20 years I have developed a lot of desktop and serverside applications using C, C++, Java, SQL, PL/SQL, T-SQL languages for small business in the UK, USA, Austria, Switzerland, and Australia. Also I took part in developing enterprise-scale applications used Oracle, Sybase, MS SQL, Postgresql & MySQL databases.

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