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The Definitive Guide to NetBeans™ Platform 7 by Heiko Böck

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C H A P T E R  37

Maven and the NetBeans Platform

The NetBeans Platform uses the build tool Ant by default. Maven, an alternative to Ant, has until now only been provided as an additional plugin, with limited support from the IDE. But this has changed; Maven is now an integral part of the NetBeans IDE. The NetBeans IDE involves the Maven distribution and numerous wizards to create different project types. This chapter will focus on Maven support when developing NetBeans Platform applications.

The configuration for a Maven project is hierarchical and modular, so it is quite suitable as a build system for NetBeans Platform applications. In Maven projects the complete build process is carried out by Maven, which means it is easy to work even without ...

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