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Chapter 10. Writing Custom Tasks and Plugins

In Gradle, we can either write a simple task in a build file where we add actions with a closure, or we can configure an existing task that is included with Gradle. The process of writing our own task is easy. There are different ways in which we can create a custom task, which we will cover in this chapter.

We will see how we can create a new task class in our build file and use it in our project. Next, we will learn how to create custom tasks in a separate source file. We also learn in this chapter how we can make our task reusable in other projects.

We will learn how to write a plugin for Gradle. Similar to writing custom tasks, we will cover the different ways to write a plugin. We will also see how ...

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