Apache IVY is a dependencies management tool similar to Maven but is ANT based. It is highly flexible and configurable similar to ANT and as easy to use as Maven.
This book has been prepared for beginners to help them understand the basic functionality of Apache IVY to automate the build and deployment process.
For this book, we assume the readers to have prior knowledge of basic software development using Java or any other programming language. It will help if you had some exposure to the software build and deployment process.