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Carlos Chacin ☕👽
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☕🚢 Maven Build in < 20 lines of yaml 🕟

GitHub Actions makes it easy to automate all your software workflows, now with world-class CI/CD. Build, test, and deploy your code right from GitHub. Make code reviews, branch management, and issue triaging work the way you want.

Create the directory

$ mkdir -p .github/workflows
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Create the yaml file

$ touch .github/workflows/maven.yml
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Copy this content

name: Maven Build
on:
  push:
    branches:
      - main
jobs:
  build:
    name: "Maven Build"
    runs-on: ubuntu-latest
    steps:
      - name: "Checkout Sources"
        uses: actions/checkout@v2
        with:
          fetch-depth: 2
      - name: "Set up JDK"
        uses: actions/setup-java@v2
        with:
          distribution: "temurin"
          java-version: 11
          cache: "maven"
      - name: "Build with Maven"
        run: mvn verify
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Commit and push to Github

$ git add .github && \
  git commit -m "maven build action"
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Enjoy your builds

Go to the actions tab for your repository over github.com:

https://github.com/${USER}/${PROJECT}/actions/workflows/maven-build.yml

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