Introducing Maven: The Java Spring Basics Tutorial Part 3

We're going to use Maven to download the various jars that we need for Spring development, so in this tutorial I'll show you how to use an excellent free Maven plugin for Eclipse. You won't need to install Maven separately; just the plugin. In fact, any Maven plugin will probably do. In spite of the slightly fearsome sound of "Maven" to the uninitiated, Maven is actually really simple, at least at the level that we'll be dealing with it. What's more, it's going to make our lives much simpler when we start developing Spring, and we only need to spend a mere few minutes learning to work with it....

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