Maven is a free and open-source project that allows you to manage a project's build, documentation and reporting.
The goal of Maven is to provide a simple way to publish your project's information as well as a method to share Java archives with other projects.
With Maven, developers can easily build and manage their Java projects from a central point of information.
Here are some key features of "Maven":
· Coherent site of project information
· Simple project setup
· Consistent usage across all projects
· Release management and distribution publication
· Advanced dependency management
· Work with multiple projects at the same time
· Comprehensive repository of libraries and metadata
· Dependency management
· Ant tasks for dependency management
· Model based builds
· Java 1.5 or later
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· [MNG-5430] - use wagon 2.4