.POM - File Extension for Project Object Model Files

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What is POM? POM, short name for Project Object Model, is used as the file extension for Project Object Model files used by Apache Maven projects. .POM files are XML files that can be opened by any XML editors. See the sample .POM file included below.

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File Extension: .POM

MIME Type: text/xml

File Content: Project Object Model

.POM files are Project Object Model files used by Apache Maven projects. Here is a sample .POM Project Object Model file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0"
  xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
  xsi:schemaLocation="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0
   http://maven.apache.org/maven-v4_0_0.xsd">
  <parent>
    <groupId>org.apache.ant</groupId>
    <artifactId>ant-parent</artifactId>
    <relativePath>../pom.xml</relativePath>
    <version>1.8.3</version>
  </parent>
  <modelVersion>4.0.0</modelVersion>
  <groupId>org.apache.ant</groupId>
  <artifactId>ant-launcher</artifactId>
  <version>1.8.3</version>
  <name>Apache Ant Launcher</name>
  <build>
    <plugins>
      <plugin>
        <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
        <artifactId>maven-compiler-plugin</artifactId>
        <configuration>
          <source>1.4</source>
          <target>1.4</target>
          <includes>
            <include>org/apache/tools/ant/launch/*.java</include>
          </includes>
        </configuration>
      </plugin>
    </plugins>
    <sourceDirectory>../../../../src/main</sourceDirectory>
    <testSourceDirectory>../../../../src/testcases</testSourceDirectory>
    <outputDirectory>../../../../target/ant-launcher/classes</outputDirectory>
    <testOutputDirectory>../../../../target/ant-launcher/testcases
    </testOutputDirectory>
    <directory>../../../../target/ant-launcher</directory>
  </build>
</project>

.POM Project Object Model file sample: Click sample.pom to download.

Since .POM files are in text format, you can use Notepad or any text editor to create or modify them. No special software is needed.

For for information on how to use .POM Project Object Model files, see links below:

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