Create maven test and pom.xml – Maven in eclipse part 2
In our previous article, we have seen how to configure or setup maven in eclipse.
In this article, we will see how to create a maven project and some basics of POM.xml.
- How to create a Maven project in eclipse
on Eclipse IDE, File -> New -> Other…
Search for Maven and select “Maven Project”, click on Next
use default workspace or chose your location to the current project.
chose or leave the default Archetype, click on Next
Enter Groupid -> This will identify your project, naming convention as like package name rules.
Enter Artifactid -> project name.
Maven project structure somewhat looks like below
Create class under src/test/java as usual way to run the maven test.
- pom.xml – (Project Object Model)
It is an XML file that contains information about the project and configuration details used by Maven to build the project and resides in the base directory of current project.
configuration details can be –
- project dependencies
- build profiles
- project version
- mailing list
Project dependencies – contains all the dependency.
Navigate to http://mvnrepository.com/ to search for dependencies (for selenium, testNG etc) and include them into the pom.xml
Maven searches the local repository to check if all the dependency present or not, if not downloads it from online.
Sample selenium maven POM.xml can be found here
- How to run maven test in eclipse
On eclipse, Right click on the current project…
Run As -> Maven test
If you want to change the default local repository location, refer here.
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