Maven pom.xml file


POM is an abbreviation for Project Object Model. The pom.xml document contains data of task and design data for the expert to fabricate the venture, for example, conditions, manufacture registry, source catalog, test source index, module, objectives etc.

Maven peruses the pom.xml document, at that point executes the goal.

Before expert 2, it was named as project.xml document. Be that as it may, since expert 2 (likewise in expert 3), it is renamed as pom.xml.


Elements of expert pom.xml file

For making the straightforward pom.xml record, you need following elements:

ElementDescription
project It is the root component of pom.xml file.
modelVersion It is the sub component of undertaking. It indicates the modelVersion. It ought to be set to 4.0.0.
groupId It is the sub component of task. It indicates the id for the undertaking group.
artifactIdIt is the sub component of task. It indicates the id for the antique (venture). An antique is something that is either delivered or utilized by a task. Instances of antiquities delivered by Maven for a task include: JARs, source and parallel dispersions, and WARs.
versionIt is the sub component of task. It determines the variant of the relic under given group.
File: pom.xml
  1. <project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0"   
  2. xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"  
  3.   xsi:schemaLocation="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0   
  4. http://maven.apache.org/xsd/maven-4.0.0.xsd">  
  5.   
  6.   <modelVersion>4.0.0</modelVersion>  
  7.   <groupId>com.javacodegeeks.application1</groupId>  
  8.   <artifactId>my-app</artifactId>  
  9.   <version>1</version>  
  10.   
  11. </project>  

Maven pom.xml record with extra elements

Here, we are going to include different components in pom.xml record such as:

ElementDescription
packaging characterizes bundling type, for example, container, war etc.
name characterizes name of the expert project.
url characterizes url of the project.
dependenciesdefines conditions for this project.
dependencydefines a reliance. It is utilized inside dependencies.
scopedefines scope for this expert venture. It very well may be assemble, if, runtime, test and system.
File: pom.xml
  1. <project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0"   
  2. xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"  
  3.   xsi:schemaLocation="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0   
  4. http://maven.apache.org/xsd/maven-4.0.0.xsd">  
  5.   
  6.   <modelVersion>4.0.0</modelVersion>  
  7.   
  8.   <groupId>com.javacodegeeks.application1</groupId>  
  9.   <artifactId>my-application1</artifactId>  
  10.   <version>1.0</version>  
  11.   <packaging>jar</packaging>  
  12.   
  13.   <name>Maven Quick Start Archetype</name>  
  14.   <url>http://maven.apache.org</url>  
  15.   
  16.   <dependencies>  
  17.     <dependency>  
  18.       <groupId>junit</groupId>  
  19.       <artifactId>junit</artifactId>  
  20.       <version>4.8.2</version>  
  21.       <scope>test</scope>  
  22.     </dependency>  
  23.   </dependencies>  
  24.   
  25. </project>  





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