Apache Maven Cookbook describes the features of Apache Maven through a series of recipes. This book will help you understand what Apache Maven is and allow you to use its features with the help of complete and working examples.
Chapter 1, Getting Started, covers the installation of Apache Maven on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux, as well as creating and building your first project with it. The chapter also details the steps to install prerequisite software required for Maven.
Chapter 2, IDE Integration with Maven, focuses on configuring popular IDEs with the help of Maven and running Maven projects in them. Eclipse, NetBeans, and IntelliJ IDEA are the three IDEs covered in this chapter.
Chapter 3, Maven Lifecycle ...