In order to scaffold our first Quarkus application, we will be using Maven, which is the most common software and release management tool available. It is used by a variety of developers, mostly because it offers the following:
- A standard structure for all your projects
- Centralized and automatic management of dependencies
Maven is distributed in several formats for the user's convenience. You can download it from https://maven.apache.org/download.cgi.
Once you've downloaded Maven, do the following:
- Unzip the distribution archive (for example, apache-maven-3.6.1-bin.zip) to the directory that you want Maven to be installed in (for example, in your $HOME/apache folder):
$ mkdir $HOME/apache
$ unzip $HOME/Downloads/apache-maven-3.6.1-bin.zip -d $HOME/apache
- Add the Maven libraries to your system path, as shown in the following...