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Jul 16, 2004, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"One of the most critical parts of Java development is understanding the complete state of a development effort as quickly as possible. That's the goal of Apache's Maven project, which released its milestone 1.0 release this week.

"'Maven has a long history of pushing out beta after beta, so this is definitely an important release,' Jason Van Zyl, Maven architect release manager, told 'For users it means that they will have something reliable now for their production builds.'

"Maven defines itself as a project-management and project-comprehension tool. Its project object model (POM) controls the development and management of a project. The POM controls builds, document creation, site publication and distribution publication and can be stored in an XML file..."

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