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This is just a quick personal cheat sheet: treat its contents with caution!
Maven, a Yiddish word meaning accumulator of knowledge, is a java build system. Maven specifies a standard way to build projects, a clear definition of what the project consisted of, an easy way to publish project information, and a way to share JARs across several projects.
Maven is a tool that can be used for building and managing any Java based project.
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Avoid dotfile madness¶
Prior to installation, make sure you stay in control of your home directory.
See how to handle Maven related dotfiles.
mvn clean install
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