QuickStart with Apache Ant on Mac El Capitan 10.11 OS X
The Mac Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Apache Ant for Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan.
Ant is a build tool, a small program designed to help software teams develop big programs by automating all the drudge-work tasks of compiling code, running tests, and packaging the results for redistribution.
Apache Ant is written in Java and is designed to be cross-platform, easy to use, extensible, and scalable.
Included in the Tutorial a Link to Getting Installed the Recommended Oracle Java JDK 7 for Mac El Capitan 10.11.
Download Latest Apache Ant Binaries:Latest Apache Ant tar.gz
Double-Click on Ant Archive to Extract
Open a Command Line Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Relocate Apache Ant:1sudo su1mv /Users/dave/Downloads/apache-ant* /opt/1exit
Setting Up the User PATH:1nano $HOME/.profile
The JAVA_HOME Should Point to the Oracle Java JDK Installation.
How-to Install Recommended Oracle JDK 7+ on Mac OS X:Install Oracle JDK for Mac
Then Load the New SetUp:1source $HOME/.profile
Testing Ant Installation:1ant -version
Apache Ant Building Java Quick-Start:Ant Quick-Start Guide