Jetty/Tutorial/Jetty and Maven HelloWorld
Apache Maven is a software project management and comprehension tool. Based on the concept of a project object model (POM), Maven can manage a project's build, reporting and documentation from a central piece of information. It is an ideal tool to build a web application project and such projects can use the Jetty/Feature/Jetty Maven Plugin to run the web application in development mode.
Maven can be used both to build embedded jetty appliations and standards based webapplications.
To understand the basic operations of building and running against jetty, first review: