Maven: The Definitive Guide
by Sonatype Company
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. 2008
Number of pages: 468
Maven: The Definitive Guide clearly explains how this tool can bring order to your software development projects. Maven is largely replacing Ant as the build tool of choice for large open source Java projects because, unlike Ant, Maven is also a project management tool that can run reports, generate a project website, and facilitate communication among members of a working team.
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