Aspose Maven Dependencies Integration with Eclipse IDE
Aspose releases new Eclipse IDE plugin to further facilitates Aspose.Total for Java APIs in easy to use in Maven-based projects.
New plugin Aspose Maven for Eclipse – v1.0.0 comes with Aspose Maven Project Wizard which creates maven project by selecting Aspose Java APIs (like Aspose.Words, Aspose.Pdf or Aspose.Cells) on the wizard steps and the selected Aspose API’s maven dependencies will appear in newly created maven project’s pom.xml.
Previously, Aspose also released Aspose Maven Project Archetype 1.0 for the creation of Aspose Maven-based projects in Major IDEs including Eclipse or through maven command line.
But this Aspose Maven for Eclipse plugin provides a more sophisticated solution through fine grained and guiding UI for selecting Aspose for Java APIs and Maven project artifact inputs.
Once you installed plugin (See downloading and installation wiki of the plugin). Plugin introduces new Project Wizard option with the name of “Aspose Maven Project” within Aspose Maven category as shown below:
Aspose Maven Project
The Wizard allows developers to create Maven based project for using Aspose APIs inside Eclipse IDE. The desired Aspose APIs can be selected on wizards steps to include the maven dependencies in your creating maven based project
1. Aspose Maven Project Wizard – Basic Maven Artifact Panel
2. Aspose Maven Project Wizard – Aspose APIs Selection Panel
Once you finished with Wizard steps “a newly created configured maven based project for using Aspose.Total for Java APIs ” will appear as shown in below snapshot:
The plugin fetches only the latest maven dependencies references from Aspose Cloud Maven repository and adds in the newly created maven project along with the configurations necessary for Aspose Cloud Maven repository.
For detailed tutorial please see Using Aspose Maven for Eclipse plugin – Aspose Maven Project Wizard.
Thanks to Aspose Maven Project wizard Plugin !
Now creating Aspose maven based project in Eclipse IDE becomes quite handy and its just a matter of less than a minute to configure and running up a maven based project for using Aspose APIs.
Newly created project ready to be enhanced as per your project’s development needs inside the Eclipse IDE !
Source Code Available
Aspose Maven Project Wizard for Eclipse is open source and its source code is available on the major social coding websites listed below. Developers can extend the functionality if they want or learn from it to make their own plugins.