Maven 3 How-to Generate a Java Web App Project on Ubuntu Linux Easy Guide

June 15th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Maven 3 Create Basic Web App Project on Ubuntu




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Create a Standard Java Web Application Project by Maven 3 Command on Ubuntu GNU/Linux.

Inside the Guide is Included a Link for Installing and Getting-Started with Maven 3 for Ubuntu Linux.

Maven, a Yiddish word meaning “accumulator of knowledge”, was originally started as an attempt to Simplify the Build Processes in the Jakarta Turbine project.

Maven‘s primary Goal is to allow a developer to comprehend the complete state of a development effort in the shortest period of time.

Maven‘s Objectives:

  • Making the build process easy
  • Providing a uniform build system
  • Providing quality project information
  • Providing guidelines for best practices development
  • Allowing transparent migration to new features
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop

    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Maven 3 Create Basic Web App Project on Ubuntu - Open Terminal
  2. How-to Getting-Started with Latest Apache Maven on Ubuntu:

    Maven Quick-Start on Ubuntu
  3. Maven 3 Command to Create a Simple Java Web App

    mvn archetype:create \
     -DgroupId=[yourPackagingId] \
     -DartifactId=[yourProjectName] \
     -DarchetypeArtifactId=maven-archetype-webapp
    

    For Example:

    mvn archetype:create \
     -DgroupId=com.tutorialforlinux \
     -DartifactId=myWebApp \
     -DarchetypeArtifactId=maven-archetype-webapp
    

    This should then create a Maven Project Structure like:

    .
    |– src
    |   `– main
    |      `– java
    |         |– resources
    |         |– webapp
    |         |   `– WEB-INF
    |         |      `– web.xml
    |         `– index.jsp
    `– pom.xml

  4. How-to Install Latest Eclipse JEE IDE on Linux Ubuntu: SetUp Eclipse on Ubuntu

  5. How-to Integrate a Maven Web App Project into Eclipse:

    Maven Eclipse Integration
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