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JRebel from Estonian company ZeroTurnaround is a build automation tool.https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/vU/0F/8EVCFBUT42C8.pngMore consistent short development cycles than Instant Run...a must when doing backend codeIt's being used by a few of our Android developers. It allows them to minimize compile/deployment time of Android apps during the development process. Android Studio has support for something called "Instant Run" but it tends to do full compiles quite a bit more often then JRebel does, so using JRebel minimizes our debug deployment time.,Deploys all layout changes consistently (when Instant Run was initially available, you couldn't tell if the change you made to a layout was actually being tested or not). Doesn't require a full build as often as Instant Run when changing code. Works with compile time annotation libraries like Realm, etc.,Launch times are where JRebel is slower than Instant Run. Sometimes, it has incompatibilities with how you wrote something and causes compile failures, but Zero turnaround is quick to respond.,8,It has sped up development time for users that used it,Andriod Studio,Bamboo, JIRA Software, GradleFastest redeploy everI used JRebel to redeploy our web application on the fly. It was used in a specific project. We had problems redeploying the application because it was very huge and it took a lot of time. With Jrebel we were able to make it in a very fast way, saving many many hours.,Fast redeploy,It worked great, no big cons,8,It sped up the developing time, and time is money for the company.,Apache Tomcat, Eclipse Luna
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August 22, 2017

JRebel Review: "More consistent short development cycles than Instant Run...a must when doing backend code"

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It's being used by a few of our Android developers. It allows them to minimize compile/deployment time of Android apps during the development process. Android Studio has support for something called "Instant Run" but it tends to do full compiles quite a bit more often then JRebel does, so using JRebel minimizes our debug deployment time.
  • Deploys all layout changes consistently (when Instant Run was initially available, you couldn't tell if the change you made to a layout was actually being tested or not).
  • Doesn't require a full build as often as Instant Run when changing code.
  • Works with compile time annotation libraries like Realm, etc.
  • Launch times are where JRebel is slower than Instant Run.
  • Sometimes, it has incompatibilities with how you wrote something and causes compile failures, but Zero turnaround is quick to respond.
Minimizes debug/deployment cycles when you're making a lot of changes to your Android code.
If your app is small, Android Studio's Instant Run is faster.
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June 10, 2016

JRebel Review: "Fastest redeploy ever"

Score 8 out of 10
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I used JRebel to redeploy our web application on the fly. It was used in a specific project. We had problems redeploying the application because it was very huge and it took a lot of time. With Jrebel we were able to make it in a very fast way, saving many many hours.
  • Fast redeploy
  • It worked great, no big cons
It is a great software which works well in all areas in which you need to redeploy the application very often for some reason. You might have been developing the application and for some reason it's hard to test automatically, so you need to see the result of your code quickly.
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JRebel from Estonian company ZeroTurnaround is a build automation tool.
Categories:  Build Automation

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