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Lerna vs Apache Maven: What are the differences?

Developers describe Lerna as "A tool for managing JavaScript projects". It is a popular and widely used package written in JavaScript. It optimizes the workflow around managing multi-package repositories with git and npm. On the other hand, Apache Maven is detailed as "Apache build manager for Java projects". 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.

Lerna and Apache Maven are primarily classified as "Javascript Utilities & Libraries" and "Java Build" tools respectively.

Lerna and Apache Maven are both open source tools. It seems that Lerna with 17.6K GitHub stars and 1.11K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Apache Maven with 1.74K GitHub stars and 1.28K GitHub forks.

What is Lerna?

It is a popular and widely used package written in JavaScript. It optimizes the workflow around managing multi-package repositories with git and npm.

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.
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      What are some alternatives to Lerna and Apache Maven?
      Yarn
      Yarn caches every package it downloads so it never needs to again. It also parallelizes operations to maximize resource utilization so install times are faster than ever.
      Bit
      It is open source tool that helps you easily publish and manage reusable components. It help teams scale shared components to hundreds and even thousands of components, while eliminating the overhead around this process.
      Builder
      It is the first and only headless CMS with full drag and drop editing. It supports many frameworks like Angular, Vue, React, Preact etc.
      Modernizr
      It’s a collection of superfast tests or detects as we like to call them which run as your web page loads, then you can use the results to tailor the experience to the user. It tells you what HTML, CSS and JavaScript features the user’s browser has to offer.
      Modernizr
      It’s a collection of superfast tests or detects as we like to call them which run as your web page loads, then you can use the results to tailor the experience to the user. It tells you what HTML, CSS and JavaScript features the user’s browser has to offer.
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      Decisions about Lerna and Apache Maven
      Joshua Dean KĂĽpper
      Joshua Dean KĂĽpper
      CEO at Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) · | 1 upvotes · 150.8K views
      atScrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt)Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
      Apache Maven
      Apache Maven
      Apache Ant
      Apache Ant
      Gradle
      Gradle
      Bazel
      Bazel

      All Java-Projects are compiled using Apache Maven. We prefer it over Apache Ant and Gradle as it combines lightweightness with feature-richness and offers basically all we can imagine from a software project-management tool and more. We're open however to re-evaluate this decision in favor of Gradle or Bazel in the future if we feel like we're missing out on anything.

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      frido
      frido
      Apache Maven
      Apache Maven
      Gradle
      Gradle

      We use Apache Maven because it is a standard. Gradle is very good alternative, but Gradle doesn't provide any advantage for our project. Gradle is slower (without running daemon), need more resources and a learning curve is quite big. Our project can not use a great flexibility of Gradle. On the other hand, Maven is well-know tool integrated in many IDEs, Dockers and so on.

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      How developers use Lerna and Apache Maven
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      Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) uses Apache MavenApache Maven

      All Java-Projects are compiled using Maven. We prefer it over Ant and Gradle as it combines lightweightness with feature-richness and offers basically all we can imagine from a software project-management tool and more.

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      Casey Smith uses Apache MavenApache Maven

      Package management and build automation for the back-end, plus integration of front-end build automation using Gulp/Bower/NPM.

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      Undisclosed, Do Not Contact or Spam Please uses Apache MavenApache Maven

      Necessary for Google j2objc

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      theskyinflames uses Apache MavenApache Maven

      JEE application development cycle management.

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      Anirban Das uses Apache MavenApache Maven

      Build and Dependency Management

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