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Apache Maven Cookbook by Raghuram Bharathan

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

In this chapter, we will cover the basic tasks related to getting started with Apache Maven:

  • Installing Maven on Microsoft Windows
  • Installing Maven on Mac OS X
  • Installing Maven on Linux
  • Changing the JDK used by Maven
  • Creating a simple project with Maven
  • Building a simple project with Maven
  • Changing the location of the Maven repository
  • Running Maven behind an HTTP proxy server
  • Understanding the standard directory layout

Introduction

Apache Maven is a popular tool for build automation, primarily Java projects. Maven addresses two aspects of building software. First, it describes how a software is built and, second, it describes its dependencies. It uses conventions for the build procedure. An XML file describes the software project ...

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