Apache Maven

Apache Maven 3.5.0

A free software project management and comprehension tool

Apache Maven Project is a software project management and comprehension tool that is based on the POM (Project Object Model) concept, which allows the user to manage a project’s reporting, documentation, and the overall build from a centralized piece of information. This tool takes some of the tedious work out of project development. View full description

PROS

  • Locating project information is very easy
  • Facilitates the building process with plugins and POM files

CONS

  • Complication errors can become a bit extensive
  • Some conventions are set and unchangeable causing inflexibility

Apache Maven Project is a software project management and comprehension tool that is based on the POM (Project Object Model) concept, which allows the user to manage a project’s reporting, documentation, and the overall build from a centralized piece of information. This tool takes some of the tedious work out of project development.

Built to make building easier

Apache Maven Project helps to create a more uniform build system so that the build process itself is easier. It helps provide and show guidelines for best practices development, it provides needed project information, and it allows new features to be migrated in a more transparent manner. Many people use this management and comprehension tool with a variety of different Java projects because it may help speed up the project packaging and dependency configurations process. By using plugins and POM files, a developer need not focus on the tedious mechanical side of a project’s implementation.

Makes it easier for new developers to work

Apache Maven Project was not built as a shortcut or cheap tool for new developers, but new developers who have a smaller team and fewer funds may be able to compile, package and deploy projects more easily and quickly. It helps user to locate project information easily. This tool also lowers the time required for the user or user’s team to make changes to a project based on new installations.

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Apache Maven 3.5.0