Gradle 1.7 released

Version 1.7 of the build tool Gradle was released on August 6th 2013. The release notes list many changes of this release compared to Gradle 1.6.

As you can read in the release notes, Gradle 1.7 will speed up our builds:

  • Dependency resolution is now faster (improving many aspects of most builds).
  • Test execution is now faster (particularly for tests that generate a lot of logging output).
  • Build script compilation is much faster (75% faster than Gradle 1.6).
  • Parallel execution mode is now faster.

In the area “ease of use”, Gradle 1.7 provides many improvements as:

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