The Eclipse IDE is the most widely used IDE for Java development today.
At the same time, Apache Maven continues to mature, and has grown to be the industry standard for creating extensible and reliable enterprise builds.
While it is certainly possible to develop applications in Eclipse and use Maven as a command-line build tool, most developers expect the IDE to know how to invoke and interact with the build tool they are using.
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By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from Tech Target and its partners. Contact Tech Target at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA. The m2eclipse project provides support for Maven within the Eclipse IDE.
It is a plugin which helps bridge the gaps between Maven and Eclipse.
Using m2eclipse you can develop a large multi-module project with nested Maven modules and have this hierarchical structure reflected in your Eclipse IDE.
Using m2eclipse, you can launch and manage your project's Maven build using editors, and your IDE will become aware of both the local and remote Maven repositories allowing you to quickly search for and locate any artifact made available in the Maven repository.