Monon is a gradle-groovy based build system for android applications. The name comes from an Indiana word, an Indiana city, and an Indiana railroad.
Fred Grott, a mobile and java developer, is the Project Lead. He has been involved in mobile before contributing to such things as a UI Library called SynclastUI(a xml-ized UI for MIDP devices) and an Apache ANT build library tool for MIDP java development called Antenna.
On the Java Enterprise side he has written technical articles for IBM DeveloperWorks and has co-authored articles on the Eclipse IDE. His linked-in profile can be found at:
His Android Developer Blog can be found at:
His LAMP blog can be found at: