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Posts: 32
Registered: ‎02-20-2009
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Use RAPC directly instead of Ant for command line builds

I'm using JDE for development and I'm looking into automating the daily builds of my app.  I heard that some developers use Ant to automate their builds and I was wondering why.  From within the JDE or the Eclipse plugin, you can see the exact Rapc command line for compilation and build.  Why shouldn't I just use the JDE or the Eclipse plugin to set all my build parameters and then put the rapc command line in a batch file for build automation?

 

Am I missing something?

 

Thanks!

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Posts: 59
Registered: ‎01-02-2009
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Re: Use RAPC directly instead of Ant for command line builds

Henry,

 

I currently use a batch file to compile my code into a .cod file and a .alx file. But i'm using the Java wireless toolkit to build all of my code, and then I run the batch file aftewards so my Midlet can work on the BlackBerry.

 

I'd say if I knew how to write my own batch files i'd probably have written something that builds my app and runs the batch file as well, atleast for anytime that I want to package my application. Batch files are fun and cool and easy to use, very helpful.

 

Lemme know if you want a copy of my current batch file for easy cod deployment. 

 

http://rs68.rapidshare.com/files/18701818/Rapc.zip

 

theres a link to it, but using that batch file and the storm you'll have to replace the

 

net_rim_api

 

with the storms current net_rim_api

 

the default folder for that is the following

 

C:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry JDE 4.7.0\lib

 

inside that directory you'll find the net_rim_api...

 

feel free to reply or message me if you need anymore help.

 

:-)

 

Enjoy coding in java, I hope you're working on a fun project and all is well with your life.

 

--JavaLover

 

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Registered: ‎03-31-2011
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Re: Use RAPC directly instead of Ant for command line builds

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