The Apache Maven team would like to announce the release of Maven 3.0-beta-3.
Maven 3.0-beta-3 is available for download from the 'preview' section.
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 place.
Maven 3 aims to ensure backward compatibility with Maven 2, improve usability, increase performance, allow safe embedding, and pave the way to implement many highly demanded features.
The core release is independent of the plugins available. Further releases of plugins will be made separately. See the Plugin List for more information.
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Maven 3 aims to ensure backward compatibility to the extent possible, improve usability, increase performance, allow safe embedding, and pave the way to implement many highly demanded features.
Users that intent to use the new parallel build feature are strongly advised to read the Guide on Parallel Builds to learn about potential ramifications.
The full list of changes can be found in our issue management system, and is reproduced below.
Please refer to the following compatibility notes before reporting any issues regarding changed build behavior in Maven 3.
Before reporting any new bugs, please also double-check for any duplicates with already known bugs in Maven 3.0-beta-3.