A simple library for simple folk.

The success of the Ant library for the content delivery team led the authors to consider developing a clean-room, open source equivalent. This would make similar functionality available to the community at large and allow for more rapid development and bug fixes. Shortly thereafter the XPantS ("XML Practical Ant Scripts) library was developed and has recently been made available on GitHub.

There are, of course, a number of differences with the original Ant library as a number of constraints imposed by the original development and production environments no longer apply.

XPantS has a number of dependencies, including: