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  • Cross-project variables support
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Language

Build language is an extensible build automation DSL for defining builds in a declarative way. Generated into Ant, it leverages Ant execution power while keeping your sources clean and free from minor details. Organized as a stack of MPS languages with ANT at the bottom, it allows each part of your build procedure to be expressed at different abstraction level. Building a complex artifact (like MPS plug-in) could be just one line of code if you follow the conventions, but nothing prevents you from diving into details like file management or manifest properties.

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Modular builds

Build script dependencies allow to organize your build as a sequence of steps, ready to run on different machines. In generation time sophisticated resolving mechanism transforms high-level dependencies into appropriate ANT tasks. For example, dependency on java module is replaced with its jar location. Referring to archives content implicitly extracts it.

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Plug-ins packaging

Building languages for distribution as a plug-in for IntelliJ IDEA, MPS or even as your own standalone IDE has become an extremely easy task. MPS-aware build language extension knows how to build MPS modules and supports all kinds of packaging. Build solution wizard helps to start with a new script.

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Version control

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