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How to build fat jar with maven?

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How to build fat jar with maven?
posted Oct 1, 2014 by Amit Kumar Pandey

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Add following plugin to your pom.xml


After configuring this plug-in, running mvn package will produce two jars: one containing just the project classes, and a second fat jar with all dependencies with the suffix "-jar-with-dependencies".

if you want correct classpath setup at runtime then also add following plugin

answer Oct 3, 2014 by Kali Mishra
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