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Programming Kotlin by Stefan Bocutiu, Stephen Samuel

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Kotlin with Maven

If you still prefer to stick with good old Maven, there is no problem. There is a plugin for it to support Kotlin as well. If you don't have Maven on your machine, you can follow the instructions at https://maven.apache.org/install.html to get it installed on your local machine.

Just as we did with Gradle, let's use the built-in templates to generate the project folder and file structure. From the terminal, within a brand new folder, you will have to run the following command:

$ mvn archetype:generate -DgroupId=com.programming.kotlin - DartifactId=chapter01 -DarchetypeArtifactId=maven-archetype- quickstart -DinteractiveMode=false

This will generate the pom.xml file and the src folder for Maven. But before we add the file containing ...

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