.POM File Extension

Maven Build File

Developer The Apache Project
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What is a POM file?

File used by Maven, a Java program used to build Java applications and manage their dependencies; contains build information, such as required software dependencies, dependency scope, and packaging information.

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POM files also include build information such as the program name, build version, and required build plug-ins.

NOTE: POM files are more commonly seen with an .XML file extension. They most commonly use the filename pom.xml.

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