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What is Apache Maven?

Maven allows a project to build using its project object model (POM) and a set of plugins that are shared by all projects using Maven, providing a uniform build system. Once you familiarize yourself with how one Maven project builds you automatically know how all Maven projects build saving you immense amounts of time when trying to navigate many projects.

What is JitPack?

JitPack is an easy to use package repository for Gradle/Sbt and Maven projects. We build GitHub projects on demand and provides ready-to-use packages.


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    What companies use Apache Maven?
    278 companies on StackShare use Apache Maven
    What companies use JitPack?
    3 companies on StackShare use JitPack


    What tools integrate with Apache Maven?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Maven
    What tools integrate with JitPack?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with JitPack

    What are some alternatives to Apache Maven and JitPack?

    • Gradle - A powerful build system for the JVM
    • Sonatype Nexus - The world's best way to organize, store, and distribute software components
    • Apache Ant - Java based build tool
    • Bazel - Correct, reproducible, fast builds for everyone

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