Maven by Example
Chapter 2. Installing Maven
Java Development Kit (JDK). If you are just interested in installation, you can move on to the rest of the book after reading through Section 2.2, “Downloading Maven” and Section 2.3, “Installing Maven”. If you are interested in the details of your Maven installation, this entire chapter will give you an overview of what you’ve installed and the meaning of the Apache Software License, Version 2.0.