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From Barrie Treloar <baerr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: how to run compile and packaging before test?
Date Fri, 13 Dec 2013 10:15:19 GMT
On 13 December 2013 19:48, Malte Skoruppa <skoruppa@cs.uni-saarland.de> wrote:
>> Just scanning http://maven.apache.org and its not obvious by the
>> content on the page where the books are.
>>
>> Its over in the menu on the left under Documentation > Books and Resources
>>
>> I wonder if we should add a section under "Learning about Maven".
>>
>> When you might have gone looking, where would you expect to find this
>> info?
>>
>
> I actually only learned about the books from this mailing list. A new user
> won't usually read the entire menu. They will just scan it.
> To get started with Maven on the website, I only read the documentation
> links under "User Centre". I think it would be a good idea if at least the
> "Getting Started Guide" had one sentence at the very end that went something
> like "To find out more about Maven, check out the <a href=...>books</a>!"
> Then, at least everybody who checks out the Getting Started Guide at least
> KNOWS that there are books ;-)

Ok, I'll get around to patching that.

> Meanwhile, one doesn't necessarily have to buy a book to learn about the
> Maven lifecycle. This is also explained on the website:
> http://maven.apache.org/guides/introduction/introduction-to-the-lifecycle.html

Yes, but it doesn't go into enough details.

The *free* books do.

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