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NetBeans IDE 8 Cookbook by Rhawi Dantas, David Salter

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Creating a Maven application

Many Java developers find that Maven provides superior build and project management tools that IDEs do not offer. The NetBeans IDE therefore offers the ability to create and manage Maven projects directly from within the IDE, thus offering the best combination of tools. This recipe shows how to create a Maven project from within the NetBeans IDE.

Getting ready

To get started, ensure that one of the Java bundles of NetBeans (Java SE, Java EE, or the All bundle) is running. You do not have to have any projects created to start this recipe.

How to do it…

  1. Click on File and then click on New Project....
  2. On the resultant dialog, select the Maven category and the Project from Archetype project, as shown in the following screenshot: ...

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