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Android Application Development with Maven by Patroklos Papapetrou, Jonathan LALOU

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Download and Install Apache Maven

Download Maven 3.2.1 or greater from the Apache Maven website: http://maven.apache.org/download.cgi. Install this by uncompressing it in a folder of your choice. Set the environment variable M2_HOME to the right location, such as /usr/lib/maven/ or C:\win32app\apache-maven-3.2.1 folder.

Then, add $M2_HOME/bin or %M2_HOME%\bin parameter to your PATH variable. Check mvn setup is executable by running the command mvn -version . Here is an example of the expected output:

C:\win32app\Console-2.00.b148>mvn -version
Apache Maven 3.2.1 (ea8b2b07643dbb1b84b6d16e1f08391b666bc1e9; 2014-02-14T18:37:52+01:00)
Maven home: C:\win32app\apache-maven-3.2.1
Java version: 1.7.0_45, vendor: Oracle CorporationJava home:
C:\win32app\jdk1.7.0_45\jre ...

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