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HTML5 Boilerplate Web Development by Divya Manian

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Using the Ant build script

First, confirm you have Ant installed on your system by entering the following in your command-line tool:

ant–version

If you do not have Ant, install it first before proceeding to the next step.

Note

Ant is installed by default on Macs, while it is available as a package to install on most Linux platforms. For Windows, installing Ant is slightly more complicated. You need to install the Java SDK from www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html and then download WinAntcode.google.com/p/winant/ and point the installer to Program Files/Java/jre6/bin/.

Next, you need to install ant-contrib , a utility that makes a lot of functionality available for Ant that HTML5 build script uses. WinAnt does this automatically, ...

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