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Maven is a build automation tool used primarily for Java projects. Maven can also be used to build and manage projects written in C#, Ruby, Scala, and other languages. The Maven project is hosted by the Apache Software Foundation

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Maven training class teaches attendees how to automate the build of Java projects using Apache Maven. Note: The most popular version of the course is taught with Eclipse but it can be delivered with any Integrated Development Environment (IDE).



At the end of Maven training course, participants will be able to

  • Download and install Maven
  • Build a project
  • Work with Maven’s directory structure, plugins, repositories, and more
  • Understand the Project Object Model (POM)
  • Build a complete web application using Maven
  • Build and activate profiles
  • Work with popular Maven plugins
  • Use Maven from Eclipse via the m2eclipse plugin


All attendees must have core Java and Java web programming experience.


Course Outline

  • Why Maven
  • Convention over Configuration
  • Key Features of Maven
  • Alternatives to Maven

  • Downloading Maven
  • Installing Maven
  • Local Maven Repository
  • Testing The Maven Installation
  • Getting Help

  • Creating a Project
  • Building a Project
  • Maven Directory Structure
  • Standard Maven Lifecycle
  • Maven Plugins and Goals
  • Maven Coordinates
  • Dependency Management
  • Maven Repositories
  • Maven Archetypes

  • The Project Object Model (POM)
  • Project Coordinates
  • Dependencies
  • POM Inheritance and Aggregation
  • Multi-Section Projects

  • Creating the Web Project
  • Configuring the Jetty Plugin
  • Working with Servlets
  • Adding Dependencies

  • Activating Profiles
  • Profiles and Portability

  • Surefire
  • Failsafe
  • Findbugs
  • Cobetura
  • User-Created

  • Installing the m2eclipse plugin
  • The Maven Console
  • Creating a Project and POM file
  • Running the Builds
  • Dependencies