Gradle is a build tool with a focus on build automation and support for multi-language development. If you are building, testing, publishing, and deploying software on any platform, it offers a flexible model that can support the entire development lifecycle from compiling and packaging code to publishing web sites. It has been designed to support build automation across multiple languages and platforms including Java, Scala, Android, C/C++, and Groovy, and is closely integrated with development tools and continuous integration servers including Eclipse, IntelliJ, and Jenkins.
- Highly customizable — Gradle is modeled in a way that customizable and extensible in the most fundamental ways.
- Fast — Gradle completes tasks quickly by reusing outputs from previous executions, processing only inputs that changed, and executing tasks in parallel.
- Powerful — Gradle is the official build tool for Android, and comes with support for many popular languages and technologies.
This fixes several critical bugs in Gradle 6.0:
- Incremental Java compilation is broken with Android 3.5.1 and Gradle 6.0 #11330
- Unable to use a Provider as an artifact for the maven-publish plugin #11054
- Implicit capabilities not always applied/detected #11300
- maven-metadata.xml SHA256 and SHA512 checksums prevent publishing to Nexus #11308
- Unable to properly resolve dynamic dependencies from mavenLocal() repo #11321
- Kotlin DSL:
fileTree(mapOf(...))has unexpected behavior #11335
- Attribute disambiguation rule for ‘org.gradle.category’ can cause unexpected type exception #11365