As long as this plugin is not a standard Maven plugin, it must be installed either manually or via a dependency. This is very easy.
If you have a binary distribution of the plugin, just copy the plugin jar file
$MAVEN_HOME/plugins directory. and the QALab
jar file to
If you have a source distribution of the plugin, installing the plugin is just as easy. Just run
from the root directory of the unpacked distribution.
To enable the plugin add the following to your project.xml's /project/reports node:
Add a QALab dependency to your project.xml file to have it automatically downloaded and installed:
<dependency> <groupId>net.objectlab</groupId> <artifactId>maven-qalab-plugin</artifactId> <version>1.0</version> <type>plugin</type> </dependency>
Add a report reference to have QALab run during site generations. Place it at or near the end of the reports list so the other plugins' data is available to QALab:
<reports> ... <report>maven-qalab-plugin</report> </reports>