Apache IVY is a dependencies management tool similar to Maven but is ANT based. It is highly flexible and configurable similar to ANT and easy to use as Maven.
This tutorial has been prepared for the beginners to help them understand the basic functionality of Apache IVY to automate the build and deployment process.
For this tutorial, we assume the readers to have prior knowledge of basic software development using Java or any other programming language. It will help if you had some exposure to the software build and deployment process.