m2e, an exercise in mixing oil and water

Session Type: 
Standard Talk [25 minutes]
Speakers

m2e is a popular Eclipse IDE plugin with stated project goal "to provide a first-class Apache Maven support in the Eclipse IDE". In this talk I will give an overview of Maven/Eclipse integration approach implemented by m2e, highlight differences between Maven and Eclipse that make proper integration difficult or impossible and will discuss possible ways to improve the integration. The talk is targeted at Eclipse and Maven developers who want to better understand challenges of Maven/Eclipse integration and advanced m2e users who want to know what happens "under the hood".

Schedule info

Room: 
Theater Stage
Status: 
Accepted

Audience

Track: 
Eclipse Technology
Experience level: 
Advanced

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