What is multi-module?

A multi-module project is built from an aggregator POM that manages a group of submodules. In most cases, the aggregator is located in the project’s root directory and must have packaging of type pom. The submodules are regular Maven projects, and they can be built separately or through the aggregator POM.

What are Maven archetypes?

A Maven archetype is an abstraction of a kind of a project that can be instantiated into a concrete customized Maven project. In short, it’s a template project template from which other projects are created.

What is module in Maven POM?

A Maven module is a sub-project. To create a Maven module you will need to already have a Maven project available. The parent project must have its Packaging option pre-configured to pom, for a module to be created and associated with it.

Can we have multiple pom xml?

Yes you can have multiple poms for a project, but the default is pom. xml if you want to use alternate pom file you can use -f to mention the alternate pom file in your case mvn -f sonar_pom. xml clean install , probaly that pom file is used for sonar.

What is aggregator POM?

To simplify building multiple projects, you can optionally create an aggregate Maven project. This consists of a single POM file (the aggregate POM), usually in the parent directory of the individual projects. The POM file specifies which sub-projects (or modules) to build and builds them in the specified order.

How do you create a multi-module project?

Creating Maven multi-module project with Eclipse

  1. Step 1 : Create Parent project. mvn archetype:generate -DgroupId=com.websystique.multimodule -DartifactId=parent-project.
  2. Step 2 : Update pom.
  3. Step 3 : Create sub-modules.
  4. Step 4 : Update sub-modules pom.
  5. Step 5 : Import these projects as ‘Existing maven projects’ in Eclipse.

What archetype should I select in Maven?

If you want a web application, use maven-archetype-webapp, or if you want a simple application use maven-archetype-quickstart. They are useful because you will be able to expand them with no problem. Note that this is in the Eclipse plugin by default (at least it is today).

What is archetype in Microservices?

An archetype is a piece of component code that can create the initial setup of a microservice, adhering to the reference architecture.

What is multi-module project in spring boot?

A Spring Boot project that contains nested maven projects is called the multi-module project. In the multi-module project, the parent project works as a container for base maven configurations. In other words, a multi-module project is built from a parent pom that manages a group of submodules.

How do I run a multi-module project in Maven?

What is child POM?

Maven. Maven Basics. Maven parent POM (or super POM) is used to structure the project to avoid redundancies or duplicate configurations using inheritance between pom files. It helps in easy maintenance in long term.

How do I know my Maven project archetype?

You can see the packaging maven-archetype . You can customize build of your archetype here as with any other pom. However, there is another pom. xml file located under src\main\resources\archetype-resources which is the pom file of the generated project.