I started working a Seam project at a new company using Maven. What has everybody's experience been with using Maven 2.x with Seam 2.x apps? How bout Seam archetypes? Is there going to be a standard Maven archetype in Seam 3? Builds are definitely slower with Maven compared to Ant but of course there is the Maven life cycle with unit test suites, reports, etc. that slows it down not to mention the initial repository load.
I am reading this: http://blog.xebia.com/2009/06/06/configuring-a-seam-ejb-project-for-development-with-maven-and-jboss-tools/ and it was a helpful blog.
This comment from Max Andersen is interesting as well:
Fyi We are about to release m1 of JBoss tools and shortly after this snjezana will add our first maven integration to JBoss tools – feedback and other contributions very welcome!