Maven provides benefits for our build process by employing standard conventions and practices to accelerate our software development cycle and help us to achieve a higher rate of success. We will now see the build of a Maven application.
To play around with the Java application and build it using Maven, we need JDK7/8 and Maven to be installed on our local machine.
In this section, we will be installing Java-8 and verify it:
[root@awsstar ~]# yum install java-1.8.0-openjdk -y