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How not to download the Internet


April 19, 2011 By
Tim O'Brien

A criticism I hear often about Maven is, “every time you run Maven, it downloads the internet.” I understand the criticism, as the first time you run Maven it has to populate your local repository. Maven downloads plugins and artifacts that your project depends on. Maven does in fact download artifacts from remote repositories, but […]

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Adding Dependencies Using m2eclipse


March 10, 2010 By
hloney

This video demonstrates how easy it is to add dependencies using m2eclipse.    Because m2eclipse understands how to interact with a repository index, it can quickly locate a dependency by class name or by GAV coordinate.    Don’t know which artifact contains a particular class?   Just start writing code and use an Eclipse Quick […]

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