Setting up Java JUnit Project with Eclipse + Maven Example

  1. In Eclipse, go to File -> New -> Other...
  2. Now Select Maven -> Maven Project
  3. Click Next,
  4. Select "Create a simple project (Skip archetype selection)", Next
  5. Enter Group Id and Artifact Id and click Finish.
  6. Now open the pom.xml and add the following dependency for Junit 4 under dependencies,
  7. Create a java file,
    package myprog;
    public class Addition {
    	public int add (int no1, int no2) {
    		return no1 + no2;
  8. Now write a text class for the class we created under src/test/java package,
    package myprog;
    import static org.junit.Assert.assertEquals;
    import org.junit.Test;
    public class AdditionTest  {
    	public void addTwoNumbers() {
    		Addition addition = new Addition();
    		assertEquals(5, addition.add(2, 3));

Now let's run the maven test command to run the test cases, simply right click on your project folder and select Run As -> Maven test

Run Maven Junit text in Eclipse IDE
Junit 4 test run results in Eclipse using Maven

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