Maven Plugin

A Maven plugin is available to help throughout the development process.

schema-registry:download

The download goal is used to pull down schemas from a schema registry server. This goal can be used to This plugin is used to download AVRO schemas for the requested subjects and write them to a folder on the local file system.

schemaRegistryUrls

Schema Registry Urls to connect to.

  • Type: String[]
  • Required: true
outputDirectory

Output directory to write the schemas to.

  • Type: File
  • Required: true
schemaExtension

The file extension to use for the output file name. This must begin with a ‘.’ character.

  • Type: File
  • Required: false
  • Default: .avsc
subjectPatterns

The subject patterns to download. This is a list of regular expressions. Patterns must match the entire subject name.

  • Type: String[]
  • Required: true
prettyPrintSchemas

Flag to determine if the schemas should be pretty printed when written to disk.

  • Type: Boolean
  • Required: false
  • Default: true
<plugin>
    <groupId>io.confluent</groupId>
    <artifactId>kafka-schema-registry-maven-plugin</artifactId>
    <version>3.2.0</version>
    <configuration>
        <schemaRegistryUrls>
            <param>http://192.168.99.100:8081</param>
        </schemaRegistryUrls>
        <outputDirectory>src/main/avro</outputDirectory>
        <subjectPatterns>
            <param>^TestSubject000-(Key|Value)$</param>
        </subjectPatterns>
    </configuration>
</plugin>

schema-registry:test-compatibility

This goal is used to read schemas from the local file system and test them for compatibility against the Schema Registry server(s). This goal can be used in a continuous integration pipeline to ensure that schemas in the project are compatible with the schemas in another environment.

schemaRegistryUrls

Schema Registry Urls to connect to.

  • Type: String[]
  • Required: true
subjects

Map containing subject to schema path of the subjects to be registered.

  • Type: Map<String, File>
  • Required: true
<plugin>
    <groupId>io.confluent</groupId>
    <artifactId>kafka-schema-registry-maven-plugin</artifactId>
    <version>3.2.0</version>
    <configuration>
        <schemaRegistryUrls>
            <param>http://192.168.99.100:8081</param>
        </schemaRegistryUrls>
        <subjects>
            <TestSubject000-key>src/main/avro/TestSubject000-Key.avsc</TestSubject000-key>
            <TestSubject000-value>src/main/avro/TestSubject000-Value.avsc</TestSubject000-value>
        <subjects>
    </configuration>
    <goals>
        <goal>test-compatibility</goal>
    </goals>
</plugin>

schema-registry:register

This goal is used to read schemas from the local file system and register them on the target Schema Registry server(s). This goal can be used in a continuous deployment pipeline to push schemas to a new environment.

schemaRegistryUrls

Schema Registry Urls to connect to.

  • Type: String[]
  • Required: true
subjects

Map containing subject to schema path of the subjects to be registered.

  • Type: Map<String, File>
  • Required: true
<plugin>
    <groupId>io.confluent</groupId>
    <artifactId>kafka-schema-registry-maven-plugin</artifactId>
    <version>3.2.0</version>
    <configuration>
        <schemaRegistryUrls>
            <param>http://192.168.99.100:8081</param>
        </schemaRegistryUrls>
        <subjects>
            <TestSubject000-key>src/main/avro/TestSubject000-Key.avsc</TestSubject000-key>
            <TestSubject000-value>src/main/avro/TestSubject000-Value.avsc</TestSubject000-value>
        <subjects>
    </configuration>
    <goals>
        <goal>register</goal>
    </goals>
</plugin>