Maven is a very popular build automation tool used for Java projects.

Often while working on a Java application, you might be handling numerous jar files. You will have to handle proper dependency, version inclusions, building, publishing as well as deploying the app. One of the efficient and hassle-free ways to deal with these activities is to use a automated build tool like Maven.

Maven is a comprehensive build management tool that helps developers in performing the following tasks related to any project.

  • Compiling the source code.
  • Running the test.
  • Packaging the code into jar files.

You can set up Maven on any OS environment.