Steve Loughran has been an active user and developer of Ant since the year 2000, a committer on the project since 2001, and a member of the Apache Software Foundation since 2004. He regularly lectures on the problems of big-system builds, distributed testing, and deployment. He is a research scientist at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories in Bristol, UK.
I strongly suggest that you don't buy this book if you want to learn ANT. Buy it if you already have a good grasp of ANT and want to apply some additional techniques within your... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Front to Back
The book does a good job of explaining how Ant works and is also a good reference for the tasks once using Ant. Read morePublished on September 30, 2010 by Brian Walton
This book is easy to read. It's not written like a reference book, but the contents are indexed well enough so that you can use it as one. Read morePublished on February 13, 2010 by Keith A. Lewis
As the title says, this is the only ANT book you need.
It is good for beginner to expert.
At over five hundred pages in eighteen chapters this book is a comprehensive reference on all aspects of Ant, from building scripts to compile, test, package, execute and... Read morePublished on March 16, 2009 by P. Cherryl
Being a general novice with Ant, I needed to get up to speed to amateur/expert level for my new job. Read morePublished on March 10, 2008 by Sean J. Gildea