Maven is an Apache software, which is used for project management, project’s build, reporting and documentation.
This document is for Maven Setup and Installation on Windows Machine.
Maven 3.3+ requires JDK 1.7 or above to execute.
You must have java pre-installed on your machine, and download maven binary zip for the latest stable version from Maven website. Maven Download (Binary zip).
The version used in most of the examples with this blog are Maven version 3.8.4 or above.
Below are the steps for Maven installation in Windows.
Unzip the downloaded archive, i.e.
apache-maven-3.8.4-bin.zipto the directory (i.e.
Add environment variable
M2_HOMEby opening the system properties, selecting "Advanced" Tab, and the "Environment Variables" button.
- In the same dialog, update the
PathSystem variable, and append the value by
%M2_HOME%\bin;. After this Maven will be available in command line.
- Open a new command prompt
(WinKey + R)then type
cmd, and run below command to verify that Maven is correctly installed.