m2eclipse also provides some tools to make working with Maven repositories a bit easier. These tools provide functionality for:
Searching for artifacts
Searching for Java classes
Indexing Maven repositories
m2eclipse adds a couple of items to the Eclipse navigation menu that make searching for Maven artifacts and Java classes easy work. Each option is available by clicking on the Figure 14-21.menu, as shown in
Figure 14-21. Searching for artifacts and classes
Figure 14-22. Searching for a POM
Upon selecting an artifact and clicking, the POM for that artifact is opened in Eclipse for browsing or editing. This is handy when you need to take a quick look at the POM for a given artifact.
The second m2eclipse option in the
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