Introducing Maven

  • 58m
  • Balaji Varanasi, Sudha Belida
  • Apress
  • 2014

Introducing Maven is your quick start-up primer guide on Maven. This fully packed mini-book includes the new features and enhancements found in the latest version of Maven.

In this short 100-page book, you'll learn all about Maven and how to set it up to use. You'll learn about the Maven life cycle and how to effectively leverage and use it. Also, you'll learn the basics of using site plugins and generating Javadocs, test coverage/FindBugs reports, version/release notes and more. Furthermore, you'll take advantage of Maven's archetypes to bootstrap new projects easily. Finally, you will learn how to integrate Nexus repository manager with Maven release phases.

After reading and using this short book, you'll have an understanding of Maven’s dependency management and how to organize basic and multi-module Maven projects.

What you’ll learn

  • What Maven is and how it compares with Ant, Gradle and more.
  • How to set up and test Maven
  • What transitive dependencies are
  • How to create a basic Maven project
  • How set up a multi-module project
  • What is the Maven life cycle and how to leverage it
  • How to generate Javadocs, unit test reports and more with Maven
  • How to use Maven archetypes
  • How to integrate with Nexus repository manager
  • Releasing your project with Maven and more
  • How to integrate with Subversion

About the Authors

Balaji Varanasi is a software development manager and technology entrepreneur. He has over 13 years of experience architecting and developing Java/.Net applications and, more recently, iPhone apps. During this period he has worked in the areas of security, web accessibility, search, and enterprise portals. He has a Master s Degree in Computer Science and serves as adjunct faculty, teaching programming and information system courses.

Sudha Belida is a senior software engineer and technology enthusiast. She has more than seven years of experience working with Java and JEE technologies and frameworks, such as Spring, Hibernate, Struts, and AngularJS. Her interests lie in entrepreneurship and agile methodologies for software design and development. She has a master’s degree in computational science from the University of Utah.

In this Book

  • Getting Started with Maven
  • Setting Up Maven
  • Maven Dependency Management
  • Maven Project Basics
  • Maven Life Cycle
  • Maven Archetypes
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Maven Release


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