What are the hidden features of Maven2? [closed]

What are the hidden features of Maven2?


You can use the settings.xml to force ALL maven builds running on your local machine to also use a locally installed maven proxy. Saving yourself and the network time.

<settings xmlns=""



Note that the namespace headings in this settings.xml also gives a decent intellisense as opposed to other examples posted here. (create in your home directory .m2 folder on windows, linux and mac and all os’es)

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