My earlier experiences with Ant have been limited to changing a few things in an existing Ant file and pretty much ignoring the rest. This will help me get an understanding of how its supposed to work.
EDIT: That tutorial left something to be desired. Am working on this better one: http://ant.apache.org/manual/using.html
The original post can be found here: https://anterence.blogspot.com/2010/05/hello-world-in-ant.html