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  • Install, set up, and configure Apache Maven 3 for your development architecture
  • Understand the entire Build Lifecycle Concept used in Maven 3
  • Develop Enterprise Java applications with Maven
  • Learn and implement build automation, dependency management, and test-driven development
  • Extend Maven through custom plugins developed in Java, ANT, and JRuby
  • Practice agile collaboration and implement continuous integration, centralized repositories, source code integration, team integration, and so on
  • Understand reporting project documentation and Maven dashboards
  • Integrate various development platforms such as Eclipse, NetBeans, and IntelliJIDEA IDE using Apache Maven 3
  • Use the Project Object Model for software development



Apache Maven is more than just build automation. When positioned at the very heart of your development strategy, Apache Maven can become a force multiplier not just for individual developers but for agile teams and managers. This book covers implementation of Apache Maven with popular enterprise technologies/frameworks and introduces agile collaboration techniques and software engineering best practices integrated with Apache Maven.

The Apache 3 Maven Cookbook is a real-world collection of step-by-step solutions for individual programmers, teams, and managers to explore and implement Apache Maven and the engineering benefits it brings into their development processes.

This book helps with the basics of Apache Maven and with using it to implement software engineering best practices and agile team collaboration techniques. It covers a broad range of emergent and enterprise technologies in the context of Apache Maven, and concludes with recipes on extending Apache Maven with custom plugins.

We look at specific technology implementations through Apache Maven including Java Web Applications, Enterprise Java Frameworks, Cloud Computing, Mobile / Device development, and more. We also look at Maven integration with popular IDEs including Eclipse, NetBeans, and IntelliJIDEA.

The book is rounded off by exploring extending the Apache Maven platform by building custom plugins, integrating them with existing projects, and executing them through explicit command-line calls or with Maven Build Phases.

  • Grasp the fundamentals and extend Apache Maven 3 to meet your needs
  • Implement engineering practices in your application development process with Apache Maven
  • Collaboration techniques for Agile teams with Apache Maven
  • Use Apache Maven with Java, Enterprise Frameworks, and various other cutting-edge technologies
  • Develop for Google Web Toolkit, Google App Engine, and Android Platforms using Apache Maven
Page Count 224
Course Length 6 hours 43 minutes
ISBN 9781849512442
Date Of Publication 24 Aug 2011



Srirangan is a passionate programmer with three years of freelance and five years of industry experience. He has been involved with projects in a wide array of technologies including Google App Engine, Python, Java, Adobe Flex, and PHP. He brings a unique approach to problem solving, design, and architecture with a focus on simplicity and effectiveness. Supplemented with a keen understanding of business, he brings an added perspective to his work. He specializes in the Defense, Aerospace, and Strategic sectors and has a never-ending passion for product innovation and development. He is a speaker at various technology events and is a keen follower of industry and technology.