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JRebel from Estonian company ZeroTurnaround is a build automation tool.https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/vU/0F/8EVCFBUT42C8.pngBe more productive, happier, save money. Be JRebel.We use JRebel in the software development group to minimize the time spent between the redeployments of the Java applications during development. Without JRebel, every change you do in the source code that requires re-compilation will need a redeployment of the entire app, which can take from 30 seconds to several minutes. When you do this only to test something or to visualize a small change in the user interface, the time needed for redeployment it is simply wasted time. JRebel removes the need to redeploy which improves development speed, reduces people's frustration, enhances the productivity and saves the company money.,Removes the time needed for redeployments of the source code - improves productivity, time to market, and saves money. Easy to install License renewals - the sales department reaches out to you long before the licenses expire so you can have time to get your approvals. Analytics and reporting - it will show you the time saved by JRebel and even the ROI, if you input the average hourly cost of a developer.,In multi-project environments, the dependencies are not always reloaded. License management - we use a license server with a combination of dedicated licenses and floating. I had some struggle managing these due to the License Server User Interface not being very intuitive.,10,In the first year JRebel saved us $28k by removing the wasted development time for a team of 7 developers with 4 re-deployments per hour. JRebel paid for itself in less than a month in the first year. In the second year JRebel saved us $20k by removing the wasted development time for a team of 5 developers with 4 re-deployments per hour. JRebel paid for itself in less than a month in the second year.,10More 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 LunaUnspecified
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JRebel
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  • Removes the time needed for redeployments of the source code - improves productivity, time to market, and saves money.
  • Easy to install
  • License renewals - the sales department reaches out to you long before the licenses expire so you can have time to get your approvals.
  • Analytics and reporting - it will show you the time saved by JRebel and even the ROI, if you input the average hourly cost of a developer.
  • In multi-project environments, the dependencies are not always reloaded.
  • License management - we use a license server with a combination of dedicated licenses and floating. I had some struggle managing these due to the License Server User Interface not being very intuitive.
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Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • 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.
Read Ken Yee's full review

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JRebel from Estonian company ZeroTurnaround is a build automation tool.
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