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Maven Quick Start: A Fast Introduction to Maven by Example

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A software engineer's starter guide to Apache Maven using step-by-step tutorials.

What you'll learn:
  • Understand the key concepts in Maven
  • Install and Configure Maven on Mac and Windows platforms
  • Build Java projects using Maven
  • Find and manage dependencies in Maven
  • Use Maven with Eclipse
  • Integrate Git source control with Maven projects

TheMaven Quick Startcourseis designed to cut academic theory to just the key concepts and focus on basics tasks in Maven in order to be productive quickly. The lessons and examples provided are delivered in a step-by-step, detailed way to ensure mastery of the skills and topics covered.

Course Outline

Introductionwalks through the course goals, approach and the core concepts of Maven.

After that, we breeze through installation of all required tools in the Quick Installation section. The full step-by-step installation process is available in the Bonus sections.

InSetup and Getting Help, we cover how to ask for help in Maven. We also download the course working files on GitHub.

With the formalities out of the way, we dive into aMaven Quick Start By Example, walking the foundational aspects of Maven using a sample application.

After the basics are covered, we explore Maven Plugins in more detail by customizing our project using them.

One of the key aspects of Maven, is how it handles Dependencies. We go deeper by adding dependencies from Maven Central and explore the role of scopes with dependencies in Maven.

Then we improve our project byUnit Testing-- where we add JUnit tests, deal with (and avoid) testing failures. Finally, the last section of the main part of this course is dedicated to runningMaven within Eclipseusing the M2Eclipse plugin.

Finally, we will look at Using Archetypes to jump start Maven projects by using a template system.

During the entire course, we get into a habit of saving our changes periodically using Git source control.

Course Features

Presentationsprovide audio/video training of conceptual ideas. Since few like slide-ware presentations, slide-presentations are kept to a minimum.

Over 2 hoursofScreencastsprovide a video of the instructor's computer system with any actions, commands, or screens displayed and narrated.

Project files and examples are all available on GitHub.

This course is fully closed captioned!

Taught by

Jason Taylor


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