The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache
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
I bet you have been faced with the situation to get the version of your Maven
project on command line? So the question is how to get it?
I have seen many solutions via using Linux tools like grep, cat or awk etc.
also seen many solutions like using exec-maven-plugin like this:
The Maven Help Plugin is used to get relative information about a project or
the system. It can be used to get a description of a particular plugin,
including the plugin’s goals with their parameters and component requirements,
the effective POM and effective settings of the current build, and the profiles
applied to the current project being built.
Important Notes since Version 3.0.0
Maven 3+ only
JDK 7 minimum requirement
You should specify the version in your project’s plugin configuration: