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javaee7-essentials-archetype v1.2 released

The version 1.2 of the javaee7-essentials-archetype was released.


  1. Java 8 is the default compiler source and target
  2. The name of the war is derived from the artifactId. The version is no more appended.

Create a project directly from the IDE (in NetBeans: New Project -> Maven -> Project From Archetype. Choose com.airhacks as groupId in the search box).

Or use the CLI:

mvn archetype:generate -Dfilter=com.airhacks:javaee7-essentials-archetype

The archetype's source is available at: The project can be also directly cloned from:

Enjoy the lean way of coding! :-)

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