spring framework install maven on window

Apache Maven is not require to install on Windows as a service component, you just need to download the Maven’s zip file, extract it and configure the Windows environment path variable.

Tools Used :

  1. JDK 1.6
  2. Maven 2.2.1
  3. Windows 7

P.S This works with Maven 3 also.

1. JDK and JAVA_HOME

Make sure JDK is installed, and “JAVA_HOME” variable is added in Windows environment variable, and point to the JDK folder.

Maven - add JAVA_HOME to windows environment

2. Download Apache Maven

Visit this Maven official website, choose a version and click on the download link, e.g 

apache-maven-2.2.1-bin.zip

.

3. Extract It

Extract the downloaded zip file. In this case, we extracted to d driver and renamed the folder, e.g 

D:\maven

.

Note
That’s all, just folders and files, installation is NOT required on Windows.

4. Add MAVEN_HOME

Add a new 

MAVEN_HOME

variable to the Windows environment, and point it to your Maven folder.

Maven - Add MEVEN_HOME to windows environment

5. Add PATH

Update 

PATH

variable, append “Maven bin folder” path, so that you can run the Maven’s command everywhere.

Maven - Add Maven bin folder to windows environment

6. Verification

Done, to verify it, in command prompt, type “

mvn –version

“.

C:\Documents and Settings\mkyong>mvn -version
Apache Maven 2.2.1 (r801777; 2009-08-07 03:16:01+0800)
Java version: 1.6.0_13
Java home: C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_13\jre
Default locale: en_US, platform encoding: Cp1252
OS name: "windows xp" version: "5.1" arch: "x86" Family: "windows"

If you see similar message, means your Apache Maven is installed successfully on Windows.

Reference http://www.mkyong.com/maven/how-to-install-maven-in-windows/

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