Quick start using Maven 2 with Spring Rich Client Project
1. Download Maven 2 and follow the installation instructions. Make sure you verify the installation as suggested in the last step of the installation procedure before moving on.
2. The previous blog fetched the project source in to the local directory:
In here, the maven POM.XML file exists that defines, amongst other things, all the dependencies for the project. Open up a command window in this project root directory, and then execute the Maven install command as follows:
Maven takes over and will start to create a local repository of the Spring Rich Client dependencies (eg third party libraries as JAR files etc). If you want to have a look, the maven repository is usually created in your working directory, under the directory “.m2”. For example, on Windows, this would typically be:
C:\Documents and Settings\
NOTE: As mentioned in the main project website, the install may not succeed first time and you could end up with command screen contents similar to the following: