In the second chapter, you stepped though the basics of setting up a simple project. Now you will delve in a little deeper, using a real-world example. In this chapter, you are going to learn about some of Maven’s best practices and advanced uses by working on a small application to manage frequently asked questions (FAQ). In doing so, you will be guided through the specifics of setting up an application and managing that application’s Maven structure.
The application that you are going to create is called Proficio, which is Latin for “help.” So, let’s start by discussing the ideal directory structure for Proficio.