Apache Maven

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.
  • System Requirement

    Maven 3.2 requires JDK 1.6 or above. You must have java installed on your machine. Download binary zip for the latest stable version from Maven website. Here the version used is Maven 3.2.1 (Binary zip).
  • Installation Procedure

    Below are the steps for Maven installation in Windows.
    • Unzip the downloaded archive, i.e. apache-maven-3.2.1-bin.zip to the directory (i.e. C:\Maven\)
    • Add environment variable M2_HOME by opening the system properties, selecting “Advanced” Tab, and the “Environment Variables” button.
      System Properties Window
      Add M2 System Variable
      System Variable M2 Home Added
    • In the same dialog, update the Path System variable, and append the value by %M2_HOME%\bin;. After this Maven will be available in command line.
      Add M2 Home To Path
    • Open a new command prompt (WinKey + R) then type cmd, and run below command to verify that Maven is correctly installed.
                      mvn --version
      Maven Run

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