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Using the Quarkus dev mode for non-Quarkus projects

The Quarkus dev mode increases our development productivity and especially reduces the turnaround times how long it takes to get test feedback. For Quarkus projects, this is a huge benefit. However, with some hacky workarounds, it’s possible to run the tests of a plain Java project also in a similar way.

In this video, I’m showing how to add the Quarkus Maven plugin to non-Quarkus projects:

You can check out the system project in Quarkus version 2.0.0.CR3 on GitHub.

In the system test project, I’ve added the following pom.xml snippet:


In this way, we have to activate the test Maven profile when executing the Quarkus plugin:

mvn quarkus:dev -Ptest

Published on Java Code Geeks with permission by Sebastian Daschner, partner at our JCG program. See the original article here: Using the Quarkus dev mode for non-Quarkus projects (Video)

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Sebastian Daschner

Sebastian Daschner is a self-employed Java consultant and trainer. He is the author of the book 'Architecting Modern Java EE Applications'. Sebastian is a Java Champion, Oracle Developer Champion and JavaOne Rockstar.
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