Compare Bamboo vs. GNU Make

Bamboo is ranked 5th in Build Automation with 1 review while GNU Make is ranked 7th in Build Automation with 2 reviews. Bamboo is rated 8.0, while GNU Make is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Bamboo writes "Good system customization, with good overall features and functionality". On the other hand, the top reviewer of GNU Make writes "Full-featured syntax allows building strategies as simple or as complex as needed". Bamboo is most compared with Jenkins, TeamCity and GitLab, whereas GNU Make is most compared with Jenkins, CircleCI and TeamCity.
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One of the big things that made us choose Bamboo, is it seamlessly integrates its APIs into NetSuite, which is our main ELP system.

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GNU Make is such an essential tool that it is almost impossible to imagine working without it. Not having it, developers would probably have to resort to doing everything manually or via shell scripts.Makefiles are extremely easy to work with using any preferred editor. GNU Make can be run directly from the terminal, not requiring any time wasted on clicking.Full-featured syntax allows building strategies as simple or as complex as one wishes, and declarative approach fits the task really well. Wide adoption also means that everybody knows what GNU Make is and how to use it.I have not encountered any scalability issues with GNU Make. It is as scalable as the project's structure is, and then some.Setup is extremely straightforward.

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The solution needs to support more customization in the training. What's offered is pretty generic. They need better training and should offer more guidance.

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Vanilla GNU Make does not support any kind of colored output. A wrapper named colormake exists to work around this, but native (opt-in) support would be welcome.GNU Make requires using the Tab symbol as the first symbol of command line for execution. In some text editors this can be problematic, as they automatically insert spaces instead of tabs.

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GNU Make is free and open source software.There is no price for this product. No licensing. It’s open-source.

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Overview
Bamboo is a continuous integration and delivery tool that ties automated builds, tests and releases together in a single workflow. It works great alongside JIRA and Stash providing a fully traceable deployment pipeline. Make is a tool which controls the generation of executables and other non-source files of a program from the program's source files.
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