What is the $ {} maven syntax for dependency?


For example using logback dependency :


Does <version>${logback.version}</version> download the latest version of the dependency ?

That's a maven property as defined in the properties section - see https://maven.apache.org/pom.html#Properties for more details.

In this example you can set the logback.version property to e.g. 3.5.1 using the following syntax: -