What is maven in Java environment?

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Maven is a build tool which is based on the concept of a project object model (POM), Maven can manage a project's build, reporting, and documentation from a central piece of information. Using maven, we can build and manage any Java-based project.

In case of multiple development teams environment, Maven can set-up the way to work as per standards in a very short time. As most of the project setups are simple and reusable, Maven makes a life of developer easy while creating reports, checks, build and testing automation setups.

Maven provides developers with ways to manage the following:

  • Builds
  • Documentation
  • Reporting
  • Dependencies
  • SCMs
  • Releases
  • Distribution
  • Mailing List

To summarize, Maven simplifies and standardizes the project build process. It handles compilation, distribution, documentation, team collaboration and other tasks seamlessly. Maven increases reusability and takes care of most of the build related tasks.

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:20