Antgraph 1.0

by Eric M. Burke

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As promised in my last weblog, I've released Antgraph 1.0. This is a little utility I wrote that generates a graphical dependency tree for any Ant buildfile. You can find the tool on my personal website at

I use Graphviz to actually generate the graph. Antgraph consists of the following:

  • An XSLT stylesheet to convert dependencies in any Ant buildfile into Graphviz/DOT format

  • An Ant buildfile to drive the transformation process, so you don't have to launch the XSLT processor yourself.

  • A DOS batch file allowing you to drag and drop any Ant buildfile to perform the transformation.

I hope you find this useful. It's just a quick was fun to write. No license. Just free software. Enjoy!

Let me know if you find this useful!