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Maven And Arbitrary Jar Files

4. Jan 2012 | 1 minute read
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Maven And Arbitrary Jar Files

Since I’m coding sometimes with Java I also use Maven to manage dependencies. It is a very easy and straight forward approach to use Maven. Also very nice that Netbeans just opens a POM file. No need to configure a project or such.

But now I was confronted with the need to include a library which is only available as stand alone jar file. The solution is to install the jar file into your local Maven repository as described here.