A runnable, standalone Maven project

As we covered a lot of ground-related information to the Maven assembly plugin, let's see how to build a complete end-to-end runnable, standalone project with the assembly plugin. You can find the complete sample at https://svn.wso2.org/repos/wso2/people/prabath/maven/chapter06. Proceed with the following steps:

  1. First, create a directory structure in the following manner:
             |- json-parser
                |- src/main/java/com/packt/json/JSONParser.java
                |- pom.xml
             |- distribution
                |- src/main/assembly/dist.xml
                |- pom.xml
  2. JSONParser.java is a simple Java class, which reads a JSON file and prints to the console, shown as follows:
    package com.packt.json; import java.io.File; import java.io.FileReader; import org.json.simple.JSONObject; ...

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