Apache Ant Properties
Properties are key-value pairs where each value is associated to a key. The property is used to set value which can be accessed anywhere in the buildfile. Once a property is set, it cannot be changed.
Apache Ant provides <property> tag which can be used to set property.
Apache Ant Property Types
Apache Ant Built-in Properties
Apache Ant provides various built-in properties and we can access all these properties in our buildfile. Some built-in properties are given below.
Apache Ant User defined Properties
Apart from built-in properties, Apache Ant also provides the facility to create custom properties in buildfile.
To create properties, <property> tag is provided which uses name and value attributes. The name attribute is the name of the property and value attribute holds a value.
To understand further, let's see an example.
Apache Ant Property Example