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Maven Essentials by Prabath Siriwardena

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Chapter 1. Apache Maven Quick Start

Apache Maven is popular as a build tool. However, in reality, it goes beyond being just a build tool. It provides a comprehensive build management platform. Prior to Maven, developers had to spend a lot of time in building a build system. There was no common interface. It differed from project to project, and each time a developer moved from one project to another, there was a learning curve. Maven filled this gap by introducing a common interface. It merely ended the era of the build engineer.

In this chapter, we will talk about the following topics:

  • Installing and configuring Maven on Ubuntu, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows
  • IDE integration
  • Tips and tricks for using Maven effectively

Installing Apache Maven

Installing ...

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