How to setup maven for Java project development in windows?

  1. Download Java from oracle repository

2. Set JAVA_HOME as environment variable

JAVA_HOME=C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_141

3. Download Maven from maven repository. Its important to verify whether the Java and Maven versions that you have chosen is compatible with each other.

4. Set M2_HOME as environment variable

M2_HOME=C:\apache-maven-3.3.9

5. Set MAVEN_HOME as environment variable

MAVEN_HOME=C:\apache-maven-3.3.9

6. Update path variable with below entry

path=%M2_HOME%\bin

7. Open command prompt. Run below command to verify if environment variables are properly set

mvn version

8. if no error messages, then you are ready to use Maven

i hope this information is useful to you.

Kindly let me know if you have any queries.

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