New Livestream – Apache Maven: Collaborative Mastery

Updated on 27/10/2023.

On October 26, 2023, we hosted our IntelliJ IDEA LiveStream with Chandra Guntur to learn about Maven capabilities for IntelliJ IDEA users.

Session abstract

Maven is a power tool for Java developers. However, harnessing Maven’s incredible capabilities efficiently is no small feat. In this session, we’ll embark on a journey to decipher the complexities of Maven, offering solutions for developers of all levels within a team.

We start by demystifying the inner workings of Maven lifecycles, ensuring that newcomers and seasoned developers alike can navigate its intricate processes. We’ll delve into the intricacies of dependency resolution, providing clarity on this critical aspect of Maven.

We’ll also explore how a Maven Project Object Model (POM) seamlessly integrates with IntelliJ IDEA, making life easier for developers. Discover the ins and outs of upgrading Java versions within a POM and learn how IntelliJ IDEA assists in tracking and managing changes to dependencies, ensuring you stay on top of any vulnerability concerns.

As a bonus, we’ll share valuable collaboration tips and tricks specifically tailored for teams using Maven in IntelliJ IDEA. Whether you’re a Java novice or a seasoned pro, this session is your guide to a smoother and more productive journey with Maven in a team environment.

Asking questions

Chandra will try to answer all of your questions during the session. If we run out of time, we’ll publish the answers to any remaining questions in a follow-up blog post. We’ll do our best to address all of your questions.

Your speaker and host


Chandra Guntur

Chandra Guntur is a Distinguished Engineer at BNY Mellon. He has been a technologist in the financial services industry since 2003 and has been programming with Java since 1998. Nominated as a Java Champion in 2019, he is also a Java User Group (JUG) Leader, co-leading NYJavaSIG, one of the largest Java user groups. He is also founder and leader of the Garden State JUG. Chandra conducts code workshops and Code Katas on core Java features. He is a frequent speaker at Java user groups and technology conferences, including Oracle CodeOne, Oracle Code NY, QCon New York, DevNexus, DawsCon, and GIDS India. 

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Mala Gupta

A Java Champion and JUG leader, Mala has authored multiple books with Manning, Packt, and O’Reilly Publications. She has more than two decades of experience in the software industry and is a regular speaker at industry conferences around the world. She has been actively supporting Java certification as a path to career advancement for many years.

Happy developing!

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