Brockman 0.1 review

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Brockman is an information radiator for monitoring Ant builds

License: MIT/X Consortium License
File size: 1450K
Developer: Steve Quinlan
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Brockman is an information radiator for monitoring Ant builds. Brockman project is useful for Agile software teams that practice continuous integration.

Brockman consists of:

An Ant listener written in Java that outputs that status of your build, in xml
A Freemarker template that specifies the format of the outputted xml file
An AJAX front end that renders the xml file

Apache Ant 1.6.5
Java 1.3 or higher
Set ANT_HOME and JAVA_HOME environment variables.
Put junit.jar in ANT_HOME/lib
Ant location in path


Download the latest source here.
Run "ant" from the project root directory. This should build a dist/brockman.jar.
Open brockman-config/buildstatus.html in a browser.
Open a terminal on top of the browser (so you can see your results) and run the or reportbuild.bat script.
You should be watching Brockman build monitoring it's own build process.

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