Apache Maven for Java Developers Literacy (Beginner Level)

  • 12m
  • 12 questions
The Apache Maven for Java Developers Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark evaluates your knowledge of the core aspects of Maven, such as compiling and running projects, utilizing the local Maven cache, configuring projects using pom.xml, generating project documentation, and ensuring builds are compatible and consistent by specifying encodings and JDK versions. You will be assessed on your understanding and implementation of dependency versions and scopes, as well as your ability to resolve conflicts between multiple versions of the same dependency. Learners scoring high on this benchmark demonstrate the skills necessary to configure a Maven project and recognize how Maven dependency management works.

Topics covered

  • configure different dependency versions and learn how Maven includes transitive dependencies
  • configure project details and generate a project website using Maven
  • explore the contents of the local Maven repository
  • manually set up the directory structure for the first Maven project
  • outline how dependency scopes can be used to specify when a dependency is available in a build life cycle
  • recall how Apache Maven can be used for project and dependency management
  • recall Project Object Model (POM) inheritance and the super POM and view the effective POM in IntelliJ
  • recall the meaning of different artifact versions such as snapshots, releases, milestones
  • run Maven commands on the command line to compile and execute a project
  • specify libraries as dependencies for your project
  • specify project encodings and JDK version to ensure consistent builds across platforms
  • use Apache Maven to deal with conflicts in the project dependencies