Apache Maven 3.6.X


TotalCross uses Maven to automate compilation, being quick and easy to use.

"Apache Maven is a software project management and comprehension tool. Based on the concept of a project object model (POM), Maven can manage a project's build, reporting and documentation from a central piece of information."

This article targets users of Visual Studio Code and other IDEs that do not have Maven integration.


Next steps requires administrator privileges.

Step 1: go to link. Download the latest Maven .zip:

Step 2: unzip into C:/Program Files/Maven/ (recommended);

Step 3: open CMD (command line prompt) as administrator;

Step 4: set MAVEN_HOME environment variable:

C:\> setx MAVEN_HOME "C:\Program Files\Maven\apache-maven-3.6.3"

Step 5: add MAVEN_HOME and bin subfolder to PATH :

C:\> setx PATH "%MAVEN_HOME%;%MAVEN_HOME%\bin;%PATH%;"

Step 6: reopen your CMD (command line prompt) and try:

C:\> mvn -version

if response is Apache Maven 3.6.3 you installed everything correctly.

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With these requirements, it's possible to start with TotalCross!

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