Eclipse Maven Integration for Web Tools Platform 1.0

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m2e-wtp aims at providing a tight integration between Apache Maven and Maven Integration for Eclipse (a.k.a m2e) on one hand and the Eclipse Web Tools Project (a.k.a WTP) on the other hand.
It provides a set of m2e connectors configuring Java EE projects in WTP, from their maven plugin configuration.
m2e-wtp also brings some advanced Maven features to the IDE, such as dynamic resource filtering or war overlays.

This 1.0 release is aimed at providing support for the newly finalised Java EE 7 specification, among other improvements and bug fixes :

  • ​​New support for all JavaEE 7 Facets in WTP 3.5.x
  • New ability to enable/disable optional configurators directly in pom.xml
  • Disabled validation on maven output (derived) folder
  • Project conversion mechanism will use latest detected maven plugins
  • Eliminated unnecessary file copies causing file handle leaks on windows
New API : 
  • New extension point allowing 3rd party adopters to contribute Facet detection for the JPA, JSF, JAXRS configurators
Release Date: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
This release is part of Kepler.