Plugin Documentation

Goals available for this plugin:

Goal Report? Description
gwt:clean No Cleanup the webapp directory for GWT module compilation output
gwt:compile No Invokes the GWT Compiler for the project source. See compiler options : http://www.gwtproject.org/doc/latest/DevGuideCompilingAndDebugging.html#DevGuideCompilerOptions
gwt:compile-report Yes see http://code.google.com/webtoolkit/doc/latest/DevGuideCompileReport.html#Usage
gwt:css No Creates CSS interfaces for css files. Will use the utility tool provided in gwt sdk which create a corresponding Java interface for accessing the classnames used in the file.
gwt:debug No Runs the project with a debugger port hook (optionally suspended).
gwt:eclipse No Goal which creates Eclipse lauch configurations for GWT modules.
gwt:eclipseTest No Deprecated. use google eclipse plugin http://code.google.com/intl/fr-FR/eclipse/docs/users_guide.html
gwt:generateAsync No Goal which generate Async interface.
gwt:help No Display help information on gwt-maven-plugin.
Call mvn gwt:help -Ddetail=true -Dgoal=<goal-name> to display parameter details.
gwt:i18n No Creates I18N interfaces for constants and messages files.
gwt:mergewebxml No Merges GWT servlet elements into deployment descriptor (and non GWT servlets into shell).

If you use scanRemoteServiceRelativePathAnnotation you must bind this mojo to at least compile phase Because the classpath scanner need to see compile classes

gwt:resources No Copy GWT java source code and module descriptor as resources in the build outputDirectory. Alternative to declaring a <resource> in the POM with finer filtering as the module descriptor is read to detect sources to be copied.
gwt:run No Runs the project in the GWT (Classic or Super) Dev Mode for development.
gwt:run-codeserver No Runs GWT modules with Super Dev Mode.
gwt:source-jar No Add GWT java source code and module descriptor as resources to project jar. Alternative to gwt:resources for better Eclipse projects synchronization.
gwt:test No Mimic surefire to run GWTTestCases during integration-test phase, until SUREFIRE-508 is fixed

System Requirements

The following specifies the minimum requirements to run this Maven plugin:

Maven 3
JDK 1.6
Memory No minimum requirement.
Disk Space No minimum requirement.

Usage

You should specify the version in your project's plugin configuration:

<project>
  ...
  <build>
    <!-- To define the plugin version in your parent POM -->
    <pluginManagement>
      <plugins>
        <plugin>
          <groupId>org.codehaus.mojo</groupId>
          <artifactId>gwt-maven-plugin</artifactId>
          <version>2.7.0</version>
        </plugin>
        ...
      </plugins>
    </pluginManagement>
    <!-- To use the plugin goals in your POM or parent POM -->
    <plugins>
      <plugin>
        <groupId>org.codehaus.mojo</groupId>
        <artifactId>gwt-maven-plugin</artifactId>
        <version>2.7.0</version>
      </plugin>
      ...
    </plugins>
  </build>
  ...
  <!-- To use the report goals in your POM or parent POM -->
  <reporting>
    <plugins>
      <plugin>
        <groupId>org.codehaus.mojo</groupId>
        <artifactId>gwt-maven-plugin</artifactId>
        <version>2.7.0</version>
      </plugin>
      ...
    </plugins>
  </reporting>
  ...
</project>

For more information, see "Guide to Configuring Plug-ins"