• In order to convert any java project in to maven using eclipse we need to install m2e plugin.
  • Latest versions of eclipse are coming with this m2e plugin by default.
  • If not found this plugin we can install it by help->install->click on add and enter http://download.eclipse.org/technology/m2e/releases. 
  • currently i am using eclipse oxygen version so it is having m2e plugin.
  • I have created a normal java project and i want to convert that into a maven project.
  • To convert any project in to maven right click on the project and ->configure->convert to maven project. 
  • After that a window will be opened and you need to enter group id and artifact id and then click on finish.  
  • convert to maven project eclipse luna / convert to maven project is not visible in eclipse /convert to maven project option not available in eclipse.

Right click on project and select configure-> convert to maven project.

convert to maven project java

Project will be converted to maven by creating pom.xml file.

how to convert to maven project java



  1. <project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.or
  2. /2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0
  3. http://maven.apache.org/xsd/maven-4.0.0.xsd">
  4.   <modelVersion>4.0.0</modelVersion>
  5.   <groupId>com.instanceofjava.maven</groupId>
  6.   <artifactId>MavenProject</artifactId>
  7.   <version>0.0.1-SNAPSHOT</version>
  8.   <build>
  9.     <sourceDirectory>src</sourceDirectory>
  10.     <plugins>
  11.       <plugin>
  12.         <artifactId>maven-compiler-plugin</artifactId>
  13.         <version>3.7.0</version>
  14.         <configuration>
  15.           <source>1.8</source>
  16.           <target>1.8</target>
  17.         </configuration>
  18.       </plugin>
  19.     </plugins>
  20.   </build>
  21. </project>

Add dependencies to your pom.xml file

  1.  <properties>
  2.         <springVersion>5.0.3.RELEASE</springVersion>
  3.       </properties>
  4.       <dependencies>
  5.         <dependency>
  6.           <groupId>org.springframework</groupId>
  7.           <artifactId>spring-context</artifactId>
  8.           <version>${springVersion}</version>
  9.         </dependency>
  10.        <dependency>
  11.          <groupId>org.springframework</groupId>
  12.          <artifactId>spring-core</artifactId>
  13.           <version>5.0.3.RELEASE</version>
  14.         </dependency>
  15.       </dependencies>

Instance Of Java

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