Gradle vs Maven

Groovy style guide

Based onGradle is based on developing domain-specific language projects.Maven is based on developing pure Java language-based software.
ConfigurationIt uses a Groovy-based Domain-specific language(DSL) for creating project structure.It uses Extensible Markup Language(XML) for creating project structure.
Focuses onDeveloping applications by adding new features to them.Developing applications in a given time limit.
PerformanceIt performs better than maven as it optimized for tracking only current running task.It does not create local temporary files during software creation, and is hence – slower.
Java CompilationIt avoids compilation.It is necessary to compile.
UsabilityIt is a new tool, which requires users to spend a lot of time to get used to it.This tool is a known tool for many users and is easily available.
CustomizationThis tool is highly customizable as it supports a variety of IDE’s.This tool serves a limited amount of developers and is not that customizable.
Languages supportedIt supports software development in Java, C, C++, and Groovy.It supports software development in Java, Scala, C#, and Ruby.