Anthill is a tool that ensures a controlled build process and promotes the sharing of knowledge within an organization. Anthill performs a checkout from the source repository of the latest version of a project before every build and tags the repository with a unique build number after every build. Anthill also automatically updates a project intranet site with artifacts from the latest build. Anthill is an extension to the Apache-Ant project and is compatible with version 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5 of Ant. Anthill is Open Source and is released under a Mozilla-like license.

Controlled Build Server:

* means to track every build
* ability to recover and reproduce any build
* hands-off operation

Platform for sharing knowledge about software assets:

* central location for project websites including documentation, javadocs, project downloads, etc.
* automatic email notification of build status to interested parties

Process automation tool:

* automates the build process (NightlyBuilds)
* can run unit tests with every build
* generates source code metrics with every build
* etc.

eXtreme Programming tool:

* implements ContinuousIntegration
* runs unit tests with every build

Tool for code reuse:

* supports dependencies between projects
* implements Reuse/Release Equivalence Principle