Developing with Eclipse and Maven

Chapter 4. Running Maven Builds

Chapter 4. Running Maven Builds

4.1. Enabling the Maven Console

Before we begin to examine the features of m2eclipse, let’s first enable the Maven console. Open the Console View by going to Window, Show View, Console. Then click on the little arrow on the right-hand side of the Open Console icon and select Maven Console as shown below:

Enabling the Maven Console in Eclipse

Figure 4.1. Enabling the Maven Console in Eclipse

Maven Console shows the Maven output that normally appears on the console when running Maven from the command line. It is useful to be able to see what Maven is doing and to work with Maven debug output to diagnose issues.