Install Maven on Windows 8


Maven on Windows 8

Download Apache Maven from http://maven.apache.org/download.cgi. Different versions are available so user can select the version as per need.

Extract the files from the compressed file of apache-maven-3.2.1-bin.zip

Add Two Environment Variables, M2 and M2_HOME

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Right Click on My Computer and select Properties

My Computer Properties

Click on Advance System Settings

Advance System Settings

It will open System Properties Dialogue box; click on Environment Variables

System Properties

Click on New and set M2_HOME

M2_HOME

Set M2

M2

M2 and M2_HOME

Edit PATH by appending C:apache-maven-3.2.1bin

Path Variable

Open the Command Prompt again and execute mvn –version command

mvn version command

Done!