i was reading about maven as below
Maven Project can be generated in two ways:-
Without argument( inside mvn archetype:generate )
With argument (inside mvn archetype:generate)
I wonder why we need maven. What are the advantages of it. What are above two approaches of creating maven project.
I downloaded maven 3.05 from
I gave command
it printed maven3.05
I created on folder called TestMaven in C drive.
I went to C:\TestMaven from windows command prompt on my windows 7 laptop.
I gave command ther saying
I see .m2 folder created
I am gettign errors in command prompt as below
I see many
'Failed to retrieve plugin descriptor for org.apache.maven.plugins:m
also at the end
'No Plugin found for prefix 'archetype'
I could not give below as next steps
What for above definitions used?
Please advise on how to set up and run maven projects.
Any links resources ideas highly appreciated. Thanks in advance