Release Candidate is a Maven plugin developed by smartcode ltd to make integrating Maven projects with Continuous Delivery pipelines a little bit easier.

The plugin allows your build server to read the current version of a Maven project and update it automatically as part of the build process to include any additional metadata, such as:

  • an identifier of the commit that triggered the build
  • a current timestamp
  • a build number
  • and pretty much anything else

This also means that you can:

You’re welcome ;-)

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Version: 1.0-201609171818.3e8187b. Last Published: 2016-09-17.