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Thread: Difference between Maven Build and Eclipse Build

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    Could anybody tell me the difference between building project using Maven and build option in Eclispe. When I can build my project using Build option in Eclipse why do the need of Maven comes?


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    Default Re: Difference between Maven Build and Eclipse Build

    Duplicate topic.

    Please don't post multiple topics on the same question.

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    Default Re: Difference between Maven Build and Eclipse Build

    Maven helps with deployment mainly. Its build process also runs any test classes, which the Eclipse build does not. Maven also handles dependencies by itself (most of the time), while Eclipse does not. It also separates the IDE from the project, meaning all members of the development team do not have to all use Eclipse. As long as they are using an IDE which supports Maven, there should be no issue with project building/dependencies, ect. on their individual machines.
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