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Apache Buildr is a build system for Java-based applications, including support for Scala, Groovy and a growing number of JVM languages and tools.
We wanted something that's simple and intuitive to use, so we only need to tell it what to do, and it takes care of the rest. But also something we can easily extend for those one-off tasks, with a language that's a joy to use.
Commons Primitives is a set of collection and utility classes for primitive types. The Java language has a clear distinction between Object and primitive types. A lot of functionality is provided for Object types, including the Java Collection Framework. Relatively little functionality is provided by the JDK for primitives. This package addresses this by providing a set of utility and collection classes for primitives.
Library to use configuration/preferences of various sources and formats.