Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) 8
The Java EE Tutorial

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Java EE Maven Archetypes in the Tutorial

Some of the chapters have instructions on how to build an example application using Maven archetypes. Archetypes are templates for generating a particular Maven project. The Tutorial includes several Maven archetypes for generating Java EE projects.

Installing the Tutorial Archetypes

You must install the included Maven archetypes into your local Maven repository before you can create new projects based on the archetypes. You can install the archetypes using NetBeans IDE or Maven.

Installing the Tutorial Archetypes Using NetBeans IDE

  1. From the File menu, choose Open Project.

  2. In the Open Project dialog box, navigate to:

  3. Select the archetypes folder.

  4. Click Open Project.

  5. In the Projects tab, right-click the archetypes project and select Build.

Installing the Tutorial Archetypes Using Maven

  1. In a terminal window, go to:

  2. Enter the following command:

    mvn install

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