Tips & Tricks April 8, 2011 Mickaël Tricot "FRIDAY"
From Maven 2 to Maven 3
Maven 3 released in October 2010
Backward compatibility... but
Maven 1 repositories no longer supported
A few side effects may happen
"Harder better faster stronger"
Stricter: all plugin versions required
Faster: multithreaded, multicore
Repository in Europe: http://uk.maven.org/maven2/
Search engine: http://mavencentral.sonatype.com/
"When you have a set of projects that inherits a common parent it's possible to put all information about the dependency in the common POM and have simpler references to the artifacts in the child POMs."