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Apache Maven Cookbook

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Apache Maven Cookbook

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Apache Maven Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Adding a new Maven profile

Let us add a simple Maven profile to test our understanding of profiles.

How to do it...

Let's create a new Maven profile, by performing the following steps:

  1. Create a new Maven project using the commands specified in the Creating a simple project with Maven recipe in Chapter 1, Getting Started.

  2. Add the following code in the pom.xml file:


How it works...

There are two ways to create a profile: in the project's pom file or in the settings file. It is important to note that, if a profile is active from the settings file, its values will override any profiles with equivalent IDs in the pom file.

The profile in pom.xml can have the following elements: