How to install Apache Ant on Windows
To install Apache Ant on Windows, you just need to download the Ant’s zip file, and Unzip it, and configure the
ANT_HOME Windows environment variables.
Tools Used :
- JDK 1.7
- Apache Ant 1.9.4
- Windows 8.1
Make sure JDK is installed, and
JAVA_HOME is configured as Windows environment variable.
2. Download Apache Ant
Visit Apache Ant official website, download the Ant binary zip file, for example :
apache-ant-1.9.4-bin.zip, unzip it to the folder you want to store Apache Ant.
Assume you unzip to this folder –
3. Add ANT_HOME
ANT_HOME as the Windows environment variable, and point it to your Ant folder.
4. Update PATH
PATH variable, append
%ANT_HOME%\bin at the end, so that you can run the Ant’s command everywhere.
C:\Users\mkyong>ant -v Apache Ant(TM) version 1.9.4 compiled on April 29 2014 Trying the default build file: build.xml Buildfile: build.xml does not exist! Build failed
If you see a similar message above, means the Apache Ant is installed successfully on Windows.