Introduction to Gradle Training

Answers to Popular Questions:

 
Yes, this class can be tailored to meet your specific training needs.
Yes, we provide Git, Jira, Wicket, Gradle, Tableau consulting services.
Yes, group discounts are provided.

Course Description

 
This hands-on course gives you a foundation in Gradle fundamentals. Participants will learn the building blocks for authoring build scripts and will be able to describe how Gradle tasks work. Course Topics ... Introducing Gradle ... Installing and Configuring Gradle ... Build Script Basics ... Building a Gradle Project by Example ... Gradle Integration with Eclipse ... Gradle Plugins ... Incremental Builds ... Dependency Management ... Testing with Gradle ... Gradle Integration with Jenkins
Course Length: 1.5 Days
Course Tuition: $400 (US)

Prerequisites

This course is designed for developers and build masters who want to learn about Gradle. Participants should have some familiarity with the Java language and automated builds. No prior experience with Gradle is required.

Course Outline

 
Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Install and run Gradle
• Get Gradle build up and running
• Describe how Gradle tasks and build scripts work
• Build a Java application using Gradle
• Automate a test using Gradle
• Describe a few Gradle best practices
 
 
I. Introducing Gradle
A. Understanding Project Automation
B. Java Build Tools
C. Why Gradle?
D. Gradle’s Compelling Feature Set
 
II. Installing and Configuring Gradle
A. Installing Gradle
B. Running and Testing your Installation
C. Hands-on Lab Session
 
III. Build Script Basics
A. Projects and Tasks
B. Task Dependencies
C. Dynamic Tasks
D. Manipulating Existing Tasks
E. Extra Task Properties
F. Hands-on Lab Session
 
IV. Building a Gradle Project by Example
A. Introducing the Case Study
B. Building a Java Project
C. Web Development with Gradle
D. Gradle Wrapper
E. Hands-on Lab Session
 
V. Gradle Integration with Eclipse
A. Integrate Gradle Plugin with Eclipse, STS
B. Importing Gradle Project
C. Execute Gradle Tasks from Eclipse
D. Hands-on Lab Session
 
VI. Gradle Plugins
A. Different Types of Plugins in Gradle
B. Integrate Plugin with Gradle Script
C. Hands-on Lab Session
 
VII. Incremental Builds
A. Task Input and Output
B. Tasks Dependencies
C. Hands-on Lab Session
 
VIII. Dependency Management
A. Understanding Dependency Management
B. Declaring Dependencies
 
IX. Testing with Gradle
A. Understanding Automated Testing
B. Testing Java Application with Junit
C. Hands-on Lab Session
 
X. Gradle Integration with Jenkins
A. Overview of CI and Jenkins
B. Installing Jenkins and Gradle Plugin
C. Run Gradle Script with Jenkins Job
D. Hands-on Lab Session
 
 
 

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