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Buck Reviews

A high-performance build tool for Android by Facebook

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Buck and what they use it for.
  • Just: A Command Runner
    Oh excellent, then better (and more portable!) tools are available: and, if you hate yourself: - Source: Hacker News / 3 months ago
  • Dev Discussions: Everything You Need to Know about Monorepos with Juri Strumpflohner of Nrwl
    Pioneered by tech giants like Google and Meta with tools like Bazel and Buck, monorepos are seeing widespread adoption across companies of all sizes and industries. - Source: / 9 months ago
  • Using URLs for dependency management
    Buck has a http_file() that you can use this way, and it has first-class support for Java. - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • Is it possible to be an android developer ONLY with the documentation?
    That's a good bridge into saying that we don't use pretty much any standard tooling. Our build system is Buck, we use Mercurial instead of Git, and the IDE of choice seems to be Visual Studio (although Android Studio is supported, with some custom plugins required). - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago
  • Is anyone using TDD on a significant Android app? Any tips?
    The landing page of explains some of the most basic stuff. This Meta Engineering blog post summarizes some of the deeper optimizations possible through buck: - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Is anyone using TDD on a significant Android app? Any tips?
    The landing page for buck says the important bits: - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • What is monorepo? (and should you use it)
    Buck: Facebook’s open-source fast build system. Supports differential builds on multiple languages and platforms. - Source: / almost 2 years ago

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