I have been writing blog posts on HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and Angular. Just to take my blog beyond Frontend and also to share my knowledge on other technologies with Developer community, I have decided to write articles on Adobe Experience Manager as well.

This is the first post on AEM, and I will show you how to create simple AEM project using Apache Maven.

Come on in..

Apache Maven:

Skip this portion of the article if you already have Apache Maven installed in your machine.

You must have Apache Maven 3.3.9+ installed in your machine before you start creating AEM project.

Follow this article from Apache – Installing Apache Maven, to install and configure Maven in your machine.

Once after you installed Maven, just check if it was installed successfully by running below command:

$ mvn -version

Apache Maven 3.6.3 (cecedd343002696d0abb50b32b541b8a6ba2883f)
Maven home: H:Softwaresapache-maven-3.6.3
Java version: 1.8.0_241, vendor: Oracle Corporation, runtime: C:Program FilesJavajdk1.8.0_241jre
Default locale: en_US, platform encoding: Cp1252
OS name: "windows 10", version: "10.0", arch: "amd64", family: "windows"

Generate AEM project:

We will use Maven Archetype aem-project-archetype to create AEM project with below properties:

Property Name Value Comments
archetypeGroupId com.adobe.aem Archetype Group ID
archetypeArtifactId aem-project-archetype Archetype ID
archetypeVersion 24 Archetype Version
appTitle “My eLearning Site” Application Title
appId “elearning” Application ID
groupId “com.pgguru.elearning” App Group ID
aemVersion “cloud” AEM Version – you can also use 6.5.5, 6.3 etc.,

 

Check AEM Project Archetype for other Archetype properties.

Run Maven Command:

Run below command to generate Maven project.

mvn -B archetype:generate 
 -D archetypeGroupId=com.adobe.aem 
 -D archetypeArtifactId=aem-project-archetype 
 -D archetypeVersion=24 
 -D appTitle="My eLearning Site" 
 -D appId="elearning" 
 -D groupId="com.pgguru.elearning" 
 -D aemVersion="cloud" 

Project should have been created and you should see folder structure like below:

In the next post, I will talk about how to build and deploy the above project o local AEM runtime (Instance).

Please do share if you have something to say about this article in the comment section down below.

Happy learning!

 

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